DELATH (Feudatory State)


AREA: 20.72 kmē REVENUE: Rs1,800 ACCESSION: 1966 (lapsed)
LOCATION: Shimla DYNASTY: Surajvanshi Rajput RELIGION: Hindu
VILLAGES: POPULATION: 320 (1931)
AGENCY: Punjab Hill States Agency

PRESENT RULER: VACANT, Lapsed to the Government of India in 1966, owing to a lack of heirs.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: A Shimla Hill state tributary to Bashahr, founded around the eleventh century by Rana Prithi Singh, younger brother of Rana Kirat Singh, founder of Kumharsain. Rulers were....
  • Thakur PRITAM SINGH, Thakur of Delath 1841/1885, married and had issue. He died 1885.
    • Tikka Padam Singh, married and had issue. He died 1862.
      • Tikka Sansar Singh, married and had issue. He died 1883.
        • Thakur Narindar Singh (qv)
        • Mian Gopal Singh, born 1867, married and had issue, two sons.
        • Mian Kanhaya Singh, born 1871, married and had issue, five sons.
      • Mian Barekam Singh, married and had issue. He died 1880.
        • Mian Narain Singh, born 1869 or 1871.
      • Mian Nihal Singh, died 1878.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married (as his first wife), Rana Padam Chand of Jubbal.
  • Thakur NARINDAR SINGH, Thakur of Delath 1885/1920, born 1849 (1854), he succeeded to the gadi on 4th December 1884; married a daughter of Thakur Saran Chand of Khaneti, and had issue. He died 1920.
    • Thakur Devi Singh (qv)
    • Mian Raghunath Singh, born 1886.
  • Thakur DEVI SINGH, Thakur of Delath 1920/1943, born 1872, married and had issue. He died 1943.
    • Thakur Sher Singh (qv)
    • Kanwar Karam Singh, born 1906.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Rana Shiv Singh of Mangal, and had issue.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married about 1911 (as his first wife), Maj. HH Raja Sir Joginder Sen Bahadur, Raja of Mandi. [unconfirmed]
  • Thakur SHER SINGH, Thakur of Delath 1943/1958, born 1900, married Thakurani Gyan Devi, daughter of Kanwar Moti Singh of Bhajji, and had issue. He died 1958.
    • Thakur Pratap Singh (qv)
    • Rani Shushila Kumari, born 1945, married 1972, Thakur Randhir Singh of Rawingarh, and has issue.
    • Kumari Brinda Kumari, born 1947, married and has issue, one daughter.
  • Thakur PRATAP SINGH, last Thakur of Delath 1958/1966, born 1935, died sp in 1966.
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kanwarani Janki Devi, married Kanwar Indar Singh of Kumharsain, and had issue.