|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
of the family was Raja Mahendra Singh, the deposed Raja of
Kumaon, who was forced to flee. Provision was made for the
retention by the exiled family of some doubtful tenure of
a portion of the Tarai for their subsistence. Raja
Mahendra Singh retired first to Rudrapur and then to
Kilpuri, but, owing to bad management, this Pargana was
reduced to a swamp, and was rendered so unhealthy that on
the petition of the representatives of the family to the
British Government, it was exchanged for the confirmation
of possession in taluqa Chachait in Pilibhit district.
Kunwar Partab Singh, son of Mahendra Singh, sued his
uncle, Lal Singh, for a share in Chachait, but his claim
was dismissed. He then petitioned the Government, who gave
him 250Rs per mensem in 1820 and his claim to Bazpur was
also denied. Lal Singh had held possession as head of the
family and retained it. Estate holders were....
- Raja GUMAN SINGH,
Raja of Kashipur, son of Raja Lal Singh of Kumaon, he
received a sanad
from the British Government in 1828, confirming him as
Raja, married and had issue. He died after 1828.
- Raja SHIV RAJ SINGH,
C.S.I., Raja of Kashipur -/1886, he rendered good
service during the Mutiny of 1857, and was rewarded
with the Order of the Star of India, and with an
increased grant; married (amongst others), a daughter
of Raja Shamsher Singh of Bashahr, and
had issue. He died in October 1886 (#1).
- Raja Hari Raj Singh (qv)
- Kunwar Karna Singh, married and had issue.
- Kunwar Anand Singh, freedom fighter and Member
of Parliament at the time of Independence; married
1stly, married 2ndly, in Almora, Kunwarani Vimla
Kumari [Princess Mathway, daughter of the Limbin
Mintha of Burma], and had issue.
- Kunwar Sundar Singh (by 1st marriage)
- Kunwar Suriya Pratap Singh (by Vimla Kumari),
married a daughter of a Naga Chief.
- Kunwar Birendra Singh (by Vimla Kumari), born
1937, married Kanwarani Kiran Kumari, and had
issue. He died 2004.
- Kunwar Dway Singh
- Kunwar Lat Singh
- Kunwar Raghunath Singh (by the Bashar Rani),
declared heir to the gaddi of Bashahr, but
was removed from the succession shortly afterwards.
- Raja HARI RAJ SINGH,
Raja of Kashipur 1886/-, born 1857, Honorary
Magistrate, married (a), the daughter of Shri Kupendra
Bikram Shah of Nepal, married (b), a daughter of Raja
Balbir Sen of Keonthal,
and had issue. He died before 1911.
- Raja UDAY RAJ SINGH,
Raja of Kashipur, married [an aunt or sister of the
two wives of King Tribhuvan of Nepal], and had
issue. He died before 1932.
- Maharajkumari Bhagirath Devi, married in February
1923, Lt.-Col. Sir Maharajkumar Dr. Vijayananda
Gajapathi Raju of Vizianagram,
and had issue.
- Rani Hira Kumari Devi, married in June 1924, Raja
Purna Chandra Deo Harishchandra Jagadev of Surangi, and had
issue, two sons and three daughters.
- Maharajkumari Sita Devi [Rani Sita Devi of
Kapurthala], born 1915, married 1928, Maharajkumar
Karamjit Singh of Kapurthala,
and had issue. She died 2002 at New Delhi.
- Raja Harish Chand Raj Singh (qv)
- Rajkumar Chandra Bhan Singh, married, Rajkumar
Rani Rashal Manjari Devi, daughter of Raja Raj
Ballav Nath Singh of Kunda in Bihar, and had issue.
- Kumari Geeta Devi, born 1946, married Raj Kumar
Shivendra Bahadur Singh, son of Maj. Raja Bahadur
Birendra Bahadur Singh of Khairagarh, and has
- Kanwar Akshob Singh, born 1947, educated at St.
Stephen's College in New Delhi, married Shri
Satwashilaraje Shahumaharaj Bhonsle, daughter of
Chhatrapati Shri Shahumaharaj Bhonsle, Raja of Satara, and his
wife, Rani Sumitraraje, and has issue, three
children, a son and two daughters.
- Kumari Aisha Singh, married to the son of
Kanwar Rattanjit Singh of Kapurthala.
- Kumari Amolika Singh, married to Shri Patankar
- Kumar Sheoraj Singh
- Kunwar Rajive Singh, married Kunwarani Jyotsna
Kumari, born 27th February 1958, daughter of Raja
Virbhadra Singh of Rampur-Bushahr, and his
first wife, Rani Rattan Kumari, and has issue.
- Kumari Yashodhara Manjari Devi, born 29th
- Bhanwar Aditya Raj Singh
- Raja HARISH CHAND
RAJ SINGH, Raja of Kashipur, married Rani
Padma Devi, and had issue.
- Raja Karan Chand Singh Baba (qv)
- Rajkumari (name unknown), married Shri Man
Mohan Bikram Shah of Ramnagar,
and has issue.
- Raja KARAN CHAND
SINGH BABA, Raja of Kashipur (see above)