A History of the County of York North Riding: Volume 1. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1914.
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THE WAPENTAKE OF GILLING WEST
containing the parishes of Arkengarthdale; Barningham; Bowes; Brignall; Easby; Forcett; Gilling; Hutton Magna or Hutton Longvilliers; Kirkby Ravensworth; Marrick; Marske; Melsonby; Rokeby with Egglestone Abbey; Romaldkirk; Stanwick St. John; Startforth; Wycliffe (fn. 1)
This wapentake was held by the successive lords of Richmondshire (q.v.), which it followed in descent.