Website image galleryThis is a gallery of the images that appear on this website. By clicking on the image, you will be taken to the page on which it appears.John Davis Murray with his wife Ellen M. "Dolly" Murray and son J. Grant Murray. 11th August 1911National Archives of Australia NAA: R32, CIPC 7/55AOng Sam Leong 1857-1918 Key labour supply contractor to Christmas IslandJames Cyril Dalmahoy Allan1888 - 1927Aged 24Captain Joshua SlocumV.E. Mathew standing in front of the re-built wireless stationWalter Oorloff c1908Capt. Raphael Semmes and First Lieutenant John Kell aboard CSS Alabama in 1863The Rev. Walter M. LowrieAugust 2016August 2016A breezeway. I believe this would have separated the front of the building, accommodation (now demolished and removed) with the utility areas that are left. August 2016August 2016August 2016August 2016The "Virgin Castle" in 1998 after the front has been demolished.August 2016Photo taken by Mily Barrett 12th September 2018Photo taken by Mily Barrett 12th September 2018Photo taken by Mily Barrett 12th September 2018In the background above the wall you can see a fence line. This runs alongside a path leading to the old European Cemetery.In the mid background to the left, you can make out part of the Malay Kampong, then Flying Fish Cove and Smith Point.Source: National Australian Archives N30, 1970-X6B/X9"Depiction of Christmas Island by Captain Daniel Beeckman 1718" image by Linn BorghuisDamage to the hospital after a storm in 1908Damage to the hospital after a storm in 1908"Taken 21 January 1910 - Damage done to the Old Hospital by the sea" National Archives of Australia R32 CIPC 3/24B" ... one of the hospital buildings. The shed below is the mortuary, where corpses are placed for not more than a few hours previous to their burial." Durham, H. E. (1904). Notes on Beri-beri in the Malay Peninsula and on Christmas Island (Indian Ocean). The Journal of Hygiene, 4(1), 112–155The ruin viewed from a distance. Midway down to the left you can make out a wall but it is almost totally camouflaged by its surroundings.This cave would normally be in pitch blackness but the photo was taken with a flash.The "Virgin Castle", as it was known then, in the early 1980s before the front of the building was demolished.©Chris Su. Used with kind permission.