Aislaby (Ryedale)

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Aislaby in Ryedale is a hamlet in North Yorkshire around 2.5 miles away from Pickering. According to the 2011 census, this small hamlet has less than 100 residents. Aislaby, Ryedale is not to be mistaken for Aislaby, Scarborough.

Education in Aislaby (Ryedale)

There are no schools in Aislaby, Ryedale. However, the North Riding hamlet falls into the Pickering school catchment area. Pupils usually attend Pickering Junior School before moving up to Lady Lumley’s School, which is a secondary education school as well as a sixth form.

History in Aislaby (Ryedale)

Aislaby, Ryedale is recorded in the 1086 Domesday book as ‘Aslachesbi’. The name is Old Norse for Aslakr’s Farm / Village. ‘Aslaches’ or ‘Aslakr’ is the name of the owner of the time, and ‘bi’ means farm or village.

At one point, it was owned by Gospatric, who was the Earl of Northumbria. At the time, Aislaby, Ryedale, consisted of 2 ploughlands.