Born: Ap­ril 27, 1824, Kings­ton-up­on-Hull, York­shire, Eng­land.

Died: De­cem­ber 6, 1906, Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land.

Daughter of a doctor, Anne mar­ried Will­iam Cou­sin, pas­tor of the Free Church of Mel­rose, Scot­land. She con­trib­ut­ed ma­ny po­ems to var­i­ous per­i­od­ic­als; seven hymns to The Serv­ice of Praise (Edin­burgh, Scot­land, 1865); and one to Psalms and Hymns for Di­vine Wor­ship, 1866, the hym­nal of the En­glish Pres­by­ter­i­an Church. Four of her hymns were in­cluded in the Scot­tish Pres­by­ter­i­an Hym­nal, 1876.



  1. In the Songless Night, the Daylight Dreary
  2. King Eternal, King Immortal
  3. Lord, Mine Must Be a Spotless Dress
  4. O Christ, What Burdens Bowed Thy Head
  5. O Now Is the Time
  6. O Thou That on the Billow
  7. Sands of Time Are Sinking, The
  8. To Thee and to Thy Christ, O God
  9. To Thy Father and Thy Mother
  10. When We Reach Our Peaceful Dwelling

If you know Cou­sin’s bur­i­al place