White, Richard Walton (1783 -1854)
Richard Walton White was the fourth son of John White, of Whippingham, Isle of Wight, of Fairlea and of Upcerne in Dorset, and his second wife, Emma, daughter of Richard Chichele Plowden, of Upcerne in Dorset. He was educated at Merton College, Oxford, where he matriculated 31 May 1802, aged eighteen, and took his B.A. in 1806, and his M.A. in 1809. He was Rector of Wotton, Isle of Wight 1808 1855, and of Upcerne in Dorset 1828 1855. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1819, and was a Justice of the Peace for Hampshire, and Chairman of the Petty Sessions on the Isle of Wight. He married, in 1812, Mary, daughter and heir of John Popham of Kirkehill and Shanklin, Isle of White. Their only son, Francis, took the additional name and arms of Popham by Royal licence in 1853.