Crichton, John


Student United College 1784-1785 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. (Secondar).


Born 12.2.1772 7th child of Thomas Crichton, flax merchant, Dundee and Town Councillor and Martha née Hume formerly Pooly.


Also at Edinburgh University - medical student 1789-1792.

L.R.C.S.E. 1790.

Set up practice in Dundee in 1791. Appointed surgeon to Infirmary. [Doctor]

Burgess Dundee 25.9.1794 in right of his father. Lithotomist. Retired 1855.

Town councillor, Dundee.


Died 3.7.1860.


  • Deaths Reg. Dundee 2 Dist. 1860/693
  • F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921)
  • W. Norrie, Dundee celebrities of the nineteenth century (1873)
  • Chiasma Spring 1953
  • Old Dundee Exhib. 1892-93 No205, 715