Aislaby  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Aislaby like this:

AISLABY, a chapelry in Whitby parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the Esk river and the Whitby railway, at Sleights station, 3 miles SW of Whitby. Post Town, Sleights under Whitby. Acres, 1,068. Real property, £1,568. Pop., 330. Houses, 76. A building limestone is quarried here, and was the material of Whitby Abbey and of several great modern works. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £87. Patron, J Boulby, Esq. Charities, £11.

Aislaby through time

Aislaby is now part of Scarborough district. Click here for graphs and data of how Scarborough has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Aislaby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Aislaby, in Scarborough and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th June 2024

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