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Henrietta Cusins, ca 1855-??

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1855 ca
Place of Birth: Blackheath, London
Date of Death:
Place of Death:

Identity:

Mrs Cusins may have been Henrietta, who married William Cusins, wine merchant at 31 Nottingham Place, whowas living at 5 Oxford and Cambridge Mansions in 1881.

However, another candidate is the wife of Sir William George Cusins (1833-1893), the prolific composer of songs and oratorio , who was also the author of Handel's Messiah. An examination of the original and some contemporary manuscripts, London, 1874.

Bibliography:

UK census 1881, from http://www.familysearch.org (accessed 2004).