With grateful thanks to Peter Church for providing the questions and answers. Additional links to provide more details have been included where available.
Q1: Where is the lightest set of tower bells?
A: Filey - Tenor 4cwt 2qrs 8lbs
Q2: What is the heaviest bell in the area?
A: Great John of Beverley, 140cwt 3qrs 1lbs (7 tons)
Q3: To which Saint is the heaviest bell dedicated?
A: St John the Evangelist
Q4: What is the heaviest bell hung for ringing in the area?
A: Beverley Minster Tenor - 41cwt 1qrs 20lbs
Q5: What is unique about the bells hung in the turret at Lisset?
A: The turret has the oldest dated bell in England. (Dated 1254)
Q6: Which Tower has the greatest number of ringable bells?
A: Hull Minster, 15 bells - tenor 25cwt 2qr 18lbs in D.
Q7: Which local tower has bells hung for ringing where the rope circle falls anticlockwise?
A: St Mary Lowgate, Hull.
Q8: In 1986, the BBC produced "The Nine Tailors". Which bells were used to illustrate the production?
A: The back eight at Beverley Minster, plus handbell 08C owned by Peter Church
Q9: Which tower contains a bell named "Wilberforce"?
A: Hull Minster.
Q10: The metal for bells 3, 4 and 5 at Elloughton, came from which Church?
A: Christ Church, Kings Square, York.
Q1: Which living local ringer has a very hard composition named in his honour, and what are the methods?
A: Roddy Horton. Bristol, Belfast, London and Glasgow, known as Horton's 4. First rung on 16th April 1989.
Q2: Which local ringer called his own first Peal?
A: John Leary, Hedon, Plain Bob Major on 9th August 1967.
Q3: Which local ringer went on to rung more than 5,000 peals?
A: Ian G Campbell, a Sutton ringer. His 5000th was on 7th June 2016
Q4: Which local ringer started his Society conducting career with a peal of Plain Bob Minor and followed it by calling Pitman's 4 Spliced Surprise Major?
A: David W Beard Plain Bob Minor and Pitmans 4
Q5: When was the first Ladies peal for the Society?
A: It was conducted by Maris Stephenson and rung at Walkington on 26th April 1973
Q6: Which local ringers bequeathed trophies in order to promote ringing?
A: Albert Sellars, Joan Castle (nee Gray) and Derek Watson.
Q7: Which local ringer went on to become President of the CCCBR?
A: Michael Henshaw.
Q8: When and where was the first "Silent and Non Conducted" peal for the Society, and who was the umpire?
A: Yorkshire S Major, St James Birstwith, umpire Roy K Williams on 5th April 1975
Q9: Which tower hosted the first Beverley and District Meeting?
A: Holy Trinity, Hull
Q10: Which band won the first Society striking competition?
A: Kirk Ella
Q1: When and where was the first peal of Beverley Surprise rung for the Society?
A: Elloughton, 30th January 1982
Q2: How many local cities, towns and villages and geographical features have a method named after them :- 0 - 10, 10 - 20, 20 - 30, 30 - 40, above 40?
A: 37 viz :- Beverley, Beverley Minster, Bridlington, Brough, Cottingham, Driffield, Eastrington, East Riding, Goole, Hedon, Hessle, Holme On Spalding Moor, Howden, Hull, Hull Botanic Gardens, Humber, Kirk Ella, Londesborough, Market Weighton, Melton, Middleton-on-the-Wolds, Newport, North Cave, North Ferriby, Northumberland Avenue, Norton, Nunburnholme, Patrington, Pickering, Pocklington, Preston, Roos, Sutton, Swine, Trinity, Walkington, Westwood
Q3: How many local towns and villages listed as having bells on the Society website do not have a method named after them :- 0 - 10, 10 - 20, 20 - 30, 30 - 40, above 40?
A: 10 viz :- Barmby, Escrick, Elloughton, Filey, Flamborough, Hutton Cranswick, Kilham, Nafferton, Rise, Withernsea
Q4: Where and when was the first peal by the Society outside its area?
A: Stedman Triples at Fylingdales, 23rd August 1948
Q5: Where was the first Society peal outside England?
A: Llanfeugan, Powys, Wales - Putney S Major on 27th August 1968
Q6: Which was the first tower to have sound control installed before the bells were hung?
A: SMV, Elloughton
Q7: Which tower has the most Society Peals?
A: Market Weighton, 136
Q8: Which Tower is equipped as a Ringing Centre?
A: All Saints, North Cave
Q9: A peal of 10,080 Plain Bob Minor was rung at Elloughton on 13th Feb 1993. What was the longest length for the Society prior to that?
A: 7200 Surprise Minor, 10 methods, Elloughton 17th May 1986
Q10: Which Society tower has a stained glass window depicting bellringing?
A: St Michael, Eastrington
Q1: Where and when was the first handbell peal of Major rung?
A: Belfry of Beverley St Mary's on November 1971
Q2: What is the record number of methods rung to a peal of Doubles, Minor, Major, Royal, Maximus?
A: Doubles - both 1st February 1969 126 methods and Variations at Rise and 102 methods at Roos
A: Minor - 50 Plain Minor, All Saints, North Street York 15th December 1996
A: Major - 12 at Holy Trinity Barrow upon Humber on 28th February 1987
A: Royal - 4 at Holy Trinity, Hull on 28th November 1970 and again on 29th September 1979
A: Maximus - 3 at Holy Trinity, Hull 15th March 1980
Q3: When was the first peal of an Alliance method rung for the Society?
A: Howden on 8th April 1996
Q4: Which 4 methods constitute the Hogwarts 4?
A: Gryffindor, Hufflepuf, Ravenclaw, Slytherin. Rung on 2nd February 2002
Q5: What is the minimum number of calls necessary to get 720 changes of Plain Bob Minor?
A: 14 see an example
Q7: When and where was the first peal of Surprise for the Society?
A: Holy Trinity, Hull. Cambridge S Major 6th May 1950
Q8: When and where was the first peal of Surprise Maximus for the Society?
A: Cambridge at Holy Trinity, Hull on 16th October 1971
Q9: Where and when was the first peal of Stedman for the Society?
A: Bridlington, Triples on 23 August 1947
Q10: How many peals of Stedman Cinques have there been rung for the Society?
A: 1. Lincoln Cathedral conducted by M J de C Henshaw on 24th October 1992