July 5, 1883
The general annual meeting was held on Thursday, at the Sandon Hotel. Mr. John Houlding was unanimously re-elected president and the vice-presidents were also re-elected Mr. E. Watson, 9 Marmonde Street, was appointed hon. Secretary.
Everton Football Club 1882-83:
President John Houlding;
Vice presidents: W. Lowe, Arthur Boylett, John C. Brooks, Robert Wilson,
Hon. Secretary and Treasurer: Frank Brettell, Assistant Secretary E. Watson
Committee members, D. H. Williams, James Richards, G. Bell, W.H. Jones, F. T. Parry, F. Welsh, Jack McGill, Tom Evans, Mike Higgins
Captain Robert Morris, Vice-captain Tom Marriott;
second team captain J. Douglas, second captain John Williams.
(Liverpool Courier: July 12, 1883)
Frank Brettell, football secretary (Lancashire Evening Post: November 19, 1898).