At a meeting of the Corporation held Friday 9th April 1847 it was
ordered that the Wine Licence of Mr. Sapey be transferred to Mr.
Henry Whaites at the Castle Hill. ( House yet to be identified.
6 possible locations. )
At the Annual Licensing Session held Tuesday 28th August 1855 the
business was referenced as SAPEY'S
It was heard that the house was one of the best
conducted in the city. inspector Steward had often seen gentlemen go
in, have a glass of ale and then leave. He had never seen any
disturbance or quarrelling there. There was however, no denying that
prostitutes used the house.
The licence was renewed.