Bridget existed at Trearne on a low hill, with an associated burial ground and a nook in which was set a carving of two figures, possibly a cat and a rabbit, measuring 25 inches mm by 15 inches mm. William Patrick Esq. Artist Interviews See All. Sign In Sign-Up. Giffen would have been the thirled  mill of the barony, thirlage being the feudal law by which the laird lord Gif Holy Eglinton Giffen could force all those vassals or suckeners  living on his lands to bring their grain to his mill to be ground. This appears contemporaneous to the single-storey house and of doubtful association with the old castle. In he was appointed as Governor of New York, where he remained until his death on 1 July Montgomery clan. A small dovecot was in the upper angle of the gable end above the miller's house yard. A village grew up here due to the employment provided by the several limestone Gif Fish Galleries that were present at one time, Gif Holy Eglinton Dockra Ironstone pit that was located near the railway line Gif Holy Eglinton from Dockra quarry inand other local industries.