- source: Family History Library Catalog
NOTE: Aislaby (near Whitby), described here, should not be confused with Aislaby (near Pickering) which is not far away to the west in the Ryedale District of North Yorkshire.
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Aislaby (pronounced "ais-el-bee") is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated near the town of Whitby.
According to the 2011 UK census, Aislaby parish had a population of 243, a reduction on the 2001 UK census figure of 280.
There are other Aislabys nearby - near Pickering and also to the west of Stockton-on-Tees. All three place-names are derived from Viking Old Norse "Aslakr's farm".