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Swan Keeper tending swan adjacent now-defunct Millers Pool, near the Old Mill, South Perth, c1900.
Perth can be seen in the background.




One of the more significant characters associated with the mill was a lessee. Thomas Brown known as ‘Satan Browne’, was an architect and convicted forger, who arrived in the Colony in 1865. In 1879 he took out a lease on the mill. He added a balcony and viewing platform and named it the Alta Gardens Hotel. However, by 1881 Browne was in debt and being sued. His case was to be heard in the Criminal Court but before his sentence was passed Browne committed suicide by taking strychnine.

The property deteriorated and despite being resumed by the government in 1929 little effort was made to conserve it until 1957. In that year H L Brisbane and Wunderlich (later Bristile) agreed to take up a long lease for the site from the State Government, and restored and repaired the mill and miller’s cottage, creating a folk museum and brick and tile display to advertise their products.



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2019.01 Como  river and nature forgotten beach Como Beach Jetty fbk grp wa tourism 
2019.11.01 / Burswood Helicopter scenic tour at the Casino Corsaire at Burswood Helicopter Scenic Flights fbk grp wa tourism 
2020.02.20 South Perth bike hire and walk d.i.y. bike hire South Perth foreshore Spinway bike hire station @ Peninsula fbk wa tourism pic s vis 
2020.02.28 South Perth Sunset chill  easy walk friends and pets Millers Pool Eco Landscape fbk WA Tourism 
2020.03.03 East Perth Thai Food Fair Monthly Aroy (Thai for yummy) 2020.03 Food Fair - mthly fbk gp WA Tourism 
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