LOCATION: U.P.A.O. (Sitapur Dist.) AREA: xx kmē VILLAGES: 83 plus 28 mahals and 152 pattis POPULATION: xx RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 107,108 DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Bais SEAT: Kasmanda ACCESSION: 1949
PRESENT RULER: Raja DINESH PRATAP SINGH, present Raja Saheb of Kasmanda since 1948.
born 1927, former MP, married Rani Chandra Prabha Devi, daughter of Raja Birendra Bikram Singh of Payagpur, Bahraich District, Oudh, and has issue.
- Rajkumar Divyakar Pratap Singh, born 1950, married Rani Jaya Rajya Lakshmi, daughter of Lt.-Gen. Shri Bharat Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal, and has issue.
- Rajkumari Deepshikha Kumari, born 1975, married
25th November 2009 in Jaipur, Rajkumar Manmath Singh
of Patna, Orissa.
- Rajkumari Chandrika Singh, born 1981.
- Rajkumar Dinraj Pratap Singh, born 1952, married 1975, Rani Yadunandini, born 1956, daughter of HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Raghunath Singhji of Jaisalmer, and his wife, HH Maharani Mukut Rajya Lakshmi Devi, and has issue.
- Kunwar Dinkrit Pratap Singh, born 1976.
- Kunwar Dinkar Pratap Singh, born 1978, married the daughter of the Thakur Saheb of Junia, and has issue, one son.
- Dinanjai Pratap Singh, born 2008.
- Rajkumari Sukriti Prabha Singh [Rani Sukriti Prabha Singh Deo of Hindol], married Raja Bahadur Shailendra Narayan Singh Deo Mardaraj Jagadev of Hindol in Orissa, and has issue, two sons.
- Raja Tilok Chand, married and had issue. He lived around 1490.
- five generations
- Thakur Bhikam Deo, he and his brother came to
Bahimau (Bahrima) in Pirnagar district in around
1628, taking service with the Jagirdar, Kesh Das,
Diwan of Pir Muhammaed Khan, Subedar of Oudh,
- Thakur Thana Singh, Thakur of Bari, he arrived in District Sitapur, Oudh in 1628 and settled in Bari and Pirnagar, married and had issue. He died 1668.
- Thakur Rup Singh, ancestor of the zamindars of Jairampur and Phulpur.
- Thakur Jagat Rai, Thakur of Bari, married and had issue.
- Thakur Kanh Singh, ancestor of the taluqdars of Kanhmau.
- Thakur Beni Singh, he obtained the sanad for the estate of Kanhmau in 1859; he was rewarded for his services during the Mutiny with the estate of Banjaria in Baholi, formerly belonging to Raja Lone Singh of Mithauli.
- Thakur Maharaj Singh, he died sp.
- Thakur Baldeo Singh, Thakur Saheb of [Kanhmau]
The estate in 1908 comprised eight villages and four pattis in pargana Bari, three villages in Maholi, two pattis in Machhrehta, one mahal in Kheri sistrict and one village (Hariharpur) in Unao Dist., he died in March 1905.
- Thakur Madhukar Shah (continued below)
- Thakur Dariao Singh, ancestor of the zamindars of Maheshpur and Bikrampur.
- Thakur MADHUKAR SHAH, Thakur of Bari
- Thakur Shah Mal GANESH RAI, Thakur of Sujalia, he settled in Sujalia, District Sitapur, Oudh.
- Thakur KANDHIYA RAI, Thakur of Sujalia
- Thakur DAMAN SINGH RAI, Thakur of Sujalia -/1746, he died 1746.
- Thakur NEWAZ SHAH, Thakur of Sujalia 1746/1821, married and had issue. He died 1821.
- Thakur (name
unknown) Singh, he succeeded to Sujalia
- Thakur Bhawani (Din) Singh (qv)
- Thakur Himanchal Singh, married and had issue.
- Thakur Hardeo Singh, he sued for his share and received a third in 1882. [?=Thakur Hardeo Bakhsh Singh, married and had issue.]
- Thakur Prithipal Singh, married and had issue. He died 1894.
- Thakur Rampal Singh, he succeeded to his share as an infant.
- Thakur Uman Prasad Singh, married and had issue. He died 1902.
- Thakur Ram Singh
- Thakur Lachhman Singh
- Thakur Fateh Singh
- Thakur BHAWANI SINGH, Thakur of Kasmanda 1821/1842, he greatly extended his property by purchases and mortgages; he moved from Bassaidih and settled in Kasmanda, District Sitapur, Oudh; married and had issue, two sons. He died 1842.
- Kunwar Basant Singh, he died vpsp.
- Thakur Jawahir Singh Sahib (qv)
- Thakur JAWAHIR SINGH Sahib, Thakur of Kasmanda 1842/1910, born 1821, he rendered good service to the British Government during the mutiny of 1857, and was rewarded with the gift of a large portion of Barmhauli estate, formerly belonging to Raja Lone Singh of Mithauli; he received a sanad for the estate in 1875; married a daughter of the Thakur Saheb of Bania Mau, Sitapur District, Oudh and had issue, seven children. He died 1910.
- Thakur Girdhar Singh, eldest son; married and had issue.
- Raja Sripal Singh, Thakur of Tikra (12 villages
and 10 pattis),
born 20th May 1870, on his grandfathers death, a
dispute occurred as to the succession, and it went
to arbitration, with the whole estate being
awarded to Thakur Suraj Bakhsh Singh, with Thakur
Sripal Singh, being awarded certain parts of the
estate; Honorary Munsif of Siadhauli; he was
granted the title of Raja as a personal
distinction on 5th June 1920, in recognition of
his good services during the Great War.
- Raja Bahadur Suraj Bakhsh Singh Sahib (qv)
- Rajkumari Lalita Kumara Devi [Maharani Sahiba of Vizianagram], married Maharaja Sahib Pusapati Sir Viziaram IV Narayana Gajapathi Raju Manea Sultan Bahadur of Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, and had issue.
- Raja Bahadur SURAJ BAKHSH SINGH Sahib O.B.E., Thakur of Kasmanda-Basaidih 1910/1948, born 15th September 1868, he succeeded to the gadi on 3rd June 1922; Honorartu Magistrate for the town of Khairabad, Honorary Munsif for pargana Pirnagar; M.L.A., President of the British-Indian Association, the title of Raja was conferred in January 1917 as a personal distinction and was made hereditary on 3rd June 1922; he was awarded the O.B.E.; married (amongst others), (b), the daughter of Raja Ganga Ram Shah of Khairigarh, Kheri District, Oudh and had issue. He died 1948.
- Yuvraj Dewakar Prakash Singh, born October 1903, Honorary Magistrate and Honorary Munsif till 1937, married the daughter of the Raja Bahadur Raja Pratap Bahadur Singh of Pratapgarh, Pratapgarh District, Oudh and had issue, three children (one died young). He died vp in 1947.
- Raja Dinesh Pratap Singh (qv)
- Yuvarajkumari Savita Kumari alias Abha Raja, born 1923, married the Raja of Katesar, Sitapur District, Oudh.
- Raja DINESH PRATAP SINGH, Thakur of Kasmanda (see above)
Kunwar Dinkar Pratap Singh of Kasmanda (left) and Kunwar Dinkrit Pratap Singh of Kasmanda (right)