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1 Jun 1943-1 Apr 1947
Contains minutes of general meetings, annual general meetings, emergency meetings. 24 Aug 1943 the Secretary reported having secured use of Orrell F.C.'s ground. 26 Apr 1943 the Royal Insurance Co. required repair work to Goodison Park before renewing the Club's insurance policy. 29 Feb 1944 it was agreed to contact the Football League for permission to pay players' benefits. 20 Jun 1944 the Secretary was asked to write to the Football League asking that football should come within the schedule of living performers for Entertainment Tax. 14 and 17 Oct 1944 it was agreed to admit wounded soldiers free to matches. 24 Oct 1944 the Board's resolutions regarding the Football League's A.G.M. are recorded. 5 Dec 1944 the Board's views on the Football League's Post-War Plans are recorded. 22 May 1945 it was reported that T. Lawton had requested a transfer. 21, 28 Aug, 4, 11, 25 Sep, 2, 16 Oct 1945 concerns were raised about the election of Directors at the A.G.M. in June. 25 Sep 1945 it was agreed to place T. Lawton on the transfer list. 23 Oct 1945 it was agreed to inform shareholders of the concerns relating to the election of Directors in June 1945. It was reported that the Club was to receive a gift of a football team outfit from Argentina. 27 Nov 1945 it was decided not to accede to the request of shareholders for a meeting to discuss the election of Directors in June 1945. 22 Jan 1946 William C. Cuff said he was willing to answer the Chairman's questions but not the Board's. 12 Mar 1946 the Board discussed the Burnden Park Tragedy at Bolton F.C. and its implications for Everton F.C. 19 Mar it was agreed to hold a collection for the Bolton Disaster Fund. 16 Apr 1946 it was agreed not to ask the F.A. to change their verdict in the so-called Mercer Case. 23 Apr and 28 May 1946 it was agreed to reply to a recent letter from W. C. Cuff and to distribute a copy to each shareholder. 14 May 1946 it was agreed in principle to install an electronic scoreboard and safety equipment. 9 Jul 1946 it was agreed to combine the sub-committees. 27 Aug 1946 typed Sub-Committee Reports begin to appear pasted into the minute book. It was agreed that the Secretary should meet Southport F.C. to discuss the fitness of their ex-player, R. Hodgkiss, at the time of his transfer to Everton F.C. 26 Nov 1946 Directors' expenses were agreed. It was agreed to put J. Mercer on transfer. 7 Jan 1947 it was agreed to adopt the Sub-Committee's recommendation of W. C. Cuff's suggestions regarding Directors' expenses. 11 Feb 1947 it was agreed to accept the sub-committee's recommendation that press pens be installed at each end of Goodison Road. 4 Mar 1947 it was decided not to put T. G. Jones on the transfer list and to prepare an official press statement to this effect. Minutes signed by W. C. Gibbins. The following pasted in unless otherwise stated. 3 receipts from Companies' Registration Office dated 19 Jan 1944, 28 Feb and Dec 1945 on front flyleaf. Letter from Everton Football Club Co. Ltd. dated 23 Jun 1943 about the Football League next to minutes of 1 Jun 1943. Typewritten minutes of a general meeting of the directors and the A.G.M. held on 9 Jul 1943 after minutes of 1 Jun 1943. Letters giving notice of the A.G.M.s on 9 Jul 1943, 16 Jun 1944, 28 Jun 1945, and 5 Jul 1946 including balance sheet before minutes of the meetings, also agenda. Ground Committee Inspection of Ground dated 12 Oct 1943 after minutes of 19 Oct 1943. Undated details of Suggested Required Work at Goodison Park next to minutes of 26 Oct 1943. List of Years Accrued by Players, signed Mar 1944, after minutes of 22 Feb 1944. Undated letter of thanks for payment of benefits from Charlie Gee next to minutes of 18 Apr 1944. Letter from Everton Football Club Co. Ltd. about the Football League dated 1 May 1944 next to minutes of 2 May 1944. Lists of Registered Players after minutes of 20 Jun and 28 Jun 1944. Undated statement from W. C. Gibbins next to minutes of 24 Oct 1944. Reports of Meetings of Estate Committee next to minutes of 20 Mar, 5 Jun, 21 Aug, 13 Nov 1945, 14 Feb 1946. List of Professional Players 1945 after minutes of 24 Apr 1945. Report of the Estate Committee 2 May 1945 after minutes of 1 May 1945. Undated letter from W. Frederick Jones about the medical condition of T. Lawton's wife after minutes of 22 May 1945. Shortlist of candidates for Secretary's Assistant dated 18 Jun after minutes of 5 Jun 1945. Report on the election of Directors at the A.G.M. on 28 June 1945 next to minutes of 28 Aug 1945. Letter dated 31 Aug 1945 from W. C. Cuff about the election of Directors after minutes of 4 Sep. 1945. Copy of correspondence about the election of Directors dated Sep 1945 next to minutes of 11 Sep. 1945. Report from the auditors and solicitors of Everton F.C. dated 13 Oct 1945 about the election of Directors after minutes of 16 Oct. Personal Accident Insurance Quotations pasted in next to minutes of 5 Mar 1946. List of players and wages from 1939-40 next to minutes of 9 Apr 1946. Notice from the Football League dated 1 May 1946 next to minutes of 2 May 1946. Minutes of Sub-Committee Meeting, 20 Aug 1946, and Suggested Allocation of Practice Match Receipts 1946 next to minutes of 27 Aug. 1946. Minutes of Minutes of Sub-Committee Meeting, 25 Sep 1946, next to minutes of 8 Oct. Minutes of Sub-Committee Meeting, 15 Nov 1946, next to minutes of 19 Nov 1946. Minutes of Sub-Committee Meeting, 20 Dec 1946, next to minutes of 7 Jan 1947. Minutes of Sub-Committee Meeting, 7 Feb 1946, next to minutes of 11 Feb 1947. Extracts from Minutes of Board Meeting of Oct 1945 on back flyleaf. Letter from Everton F.C. Shareholders' Association, dated 13 Aug 1946, and letter from W. C. Cuff, dated 21 Jan 1946, on back flyleaf. Letter from Everton Football Club Co. Ltd. dated 4 Nov 1945 about the election of Directors loose between back flyleaf and back cover. Notice of an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Football League dated Mar 1945 on inside back cover. Includes index.
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