East Gilling is a wapentake of the North Riding of Yorkshire, adjacent to the border with County Durham. Surrounding wapentakes are West Gilling to the west; Allertonshire to the east; Birdforth and Hallikeld to the south; and Hang East to the south-east. East Gilling had a population of 9,401 in 2011.
It comprises the ancient parishes of:
- Ainderby Steeple
- Catterick (Bolton-on-Swale, Ellerton-on-Swale, Kiplin, Scorton, Uckerby, and Whitwell townships)*
- Danby Wiske
- Easby (Brompton-on-Swale township)†
- East Cowton
- Gilling (except Gilling and Hartforth townships)‡
- Great Langton
- Great Smeaton (Great Smeaton township)§
- Kirkby Wiske (except Newsham with Breckenbrough township)‖
- Manfield (except Cliffe township)‡
- Middleton Tyas
- Stanwick St John (Barton township)†
*: Remainder in Hang East.
†: Remainder in West Gilling.
‡: In West Gilling.
§: Remainder in Allertonshire and Langbaurgh wapentakes.
‖: In Birdforth.
Wapentakes of Yorkshire
East Riding: Buckrose • Dickering • Harthill • Holderness • Howdenshire • Ouse and Derwent • North Riding: Allertonshire • Birdforth • Bulmer • East Gilling • Hallikeld • Hang East • Hang West • Langbaurgh • Pickering Lythe • Ryedale • West Gilling • Whitby Strand • West Riding: Agbrigg and Morley (Agbrigg, Morley) • Ainsty • Barkston Ash • Claro • Osgoldcross • Skyrack • Staincliffe and Ewcross (Staincliffe, Ewcross) • Staincross • Strafforth and Tickhill