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

December 6, 1906, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Dean Cemetery, 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 1876 Scottish Presbyterian Hymnal.

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