Fishbourne, Isle of Wight
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Fishbourne shown within the Isle of Wight
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The name "Fishbourne" might mean "stream of fish" or "fish spring."
Fishbourne, together with the adjoining Kite Hill area, became a civil parish in 2006 and has a parish council. The parish includes the ruined Norman abbey (founded 1132) and the Benedictine monastery including Quarr Abbey (founded in the early 1900s).
The Royal Victoria Yacht Club and the 'Fishbourne Inn' are located near the ferry terminal.
- a site with an extensive discussion of the origin of the name "Fishbourne"
- http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/55336/IsleofWigh.pdf electoralcommission.org.uk
- http://www.iwight.com/parishcouncils/parishcouncilsdetail.aspx?id=29 iwight.com
- "Southern Vectis - bus route 4". www.islandbuses.info. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-04.
- "Southern Vectis - bus route 9". www.islandbuses.info. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-04.
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