Inglis, Catherine H., née Mahon, daughter of the Rev. A. Mahon, was born at Roscommon, June 24, 1815, and was married in 1844 to Captain Inglis. Mrs. Inglis's hymns were mostly printed as leaflets for enclosing in letters, &c. Several of these were collected and published as Songs in Sorrow and Songs in Joy. By C. H. I., Edinburgh, J. Taylor; (2nd ed. 1864); and again, One Hundred Songs in Sorrow and in Joy. By C. H. I., Edinburgh, J. Taylor, 1880, in which several new hymns are incorporated with selections from the former volume. A few of these hymns have passed into common use, including "Abide in Me, Most loving counsel this" (1860) (Abiding in Christ); and "Heir of glory, art thou weeping." Died Sep. 22, 1893.
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