was granted a publican's licence for the Steam Coach Inn
at Newcastle in June 1839 and 1840.
He was granted a licence for the Steam Carriage Inn
on the corner of Perkins and King Street, Newcastle in 1841 and 1842.
In 1843 William Rouse did not apply for a licence for the Steam Carriage Inn which was to be shut however he was granted a licence for his new house, under the sign of the Newcastle Inn
in Hunter Street, Newcastle in that year.