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Today Point Belches refers to a small feature on the eastern side of the peninsula now commonly referred to as Mill Point.
Plan of Perth townsite from 1838 showing Point Belches situated north of Miller's Pool, opposite Point Lewis.
While Point Belches now refers to a small feature on the eastern side of the peninsula, Stirling almost certainly intended the name to refer to the entire peninsula. The Old Mill on the peninsula is identified in early sources as being on Point Belches. Furthermore, historic plans mark Point Belches north of Miller's Pool on the opposite side of Pool Neck to its contemporary location east of Miller's Pool. The peninsula itself is now commonly referred to as Mill Point, although strictly speaking this name also refers to a smaller feature, on the western side of the peninsula.
The peninsula during the 1926 floods. Miller's Pool is just left from the centre of the image.