Elizabeth Crichton (1779–1862) was a philanthropist, who founded the Crichton Royal Hospital in Dumfries. She had wanted to open a university, but was unable to obtain permission and instead founded a mental hospital, which delivered treatment that was very advanced for the time. Ironically, today the hospital estate is a university campus. The memorial statue standing on a stone disc, the sculptor, Bill Scott based on a painting of 1870.
Location: Crichton Campus, Dumfries, Scotland.