LOCATION: Uttar Pradesh (Saharanpur Dist.) AREA: xx km˛ VILLAGES: 12 POPULATION: xx RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Bargujar SEAT: xx ACCESSION: xx
PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE:
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Estate holders were.....
- Rao Bahmal, originally around 1660, he was the Zamindar of Jaberhera, married and had issue.
- Raja Sabha Chand (qv)
- Raja SABHA CHAND, 1st Raja of Landhaura, he was granted 596 villages by Padshah Aurabzeb of Delhi, in order to bring under control the rebellious Jagirdars in this area, married and had issue.
- Raja Nahar Singh (qv)
- Raja NAHAR SINGH, Raja of Landhaura, during his reign he extended his authority up to Ambala in the west and Sardhana (Meerut) in the south; he built temples, ghats and inns for the pilgrims at Haridwar; married and had issue.
- Raja Ram Dayal (qv)
- Raja RAM DAYAL, Raja of Landhaura -/1813, he held the greater portion of the present pargana of Pur Chhapar and some estates beyond its limits, comprising in all, 795 villages and 36 hamlets; he also built temples, inns and ghats, as well as palace courts and stables in Landhaura, married Rani Dhan Kunwar, died 1836, Estate Manager of Parichhatgarh (see below), and had issue. He died 28th March 1813.
- Rao Siwai Singh, married 2ndly, Rani Sada Kunwar, Proprietor of the Jabarheri Taluka (49 villages), and had issue, one son. He died vp.
- Rao Badan Singh (by 1st wife), Proprietor of the Baledh Taluka of
24 villages, but eventually ended up with just the village of Baledh
where he lived.
- Raja Khushal Singh (by Rani Dhan Kunwar) (qv)
- Raja KHUSHAL SINGH, Raja of Landhaura 1813/1829, married Rani Lad Kunwar, died in July 1849, daughter of Rao Natha Singh of Parichhhatgarh (see below), and had issue. He died 1829.
- Raja Harbans Singh (qv)
- Raja HARBANS SINGH,
Raja of Landhaura 1829/1850 and 5th Zamindar of
Parichhhatgarh 1849/1850, born 1829, married Rani
Kamal Kunwar, died 1897, and had issue. He died in January 1850
- Raja Raghubir Singh (by Rani Kamal Kunwar)(qv)
- COURT OF WARDS
[xx.1.1850] - [xx.12.1867]
- Raja RAGHUBIR SINGH, Rais of Landhaura 1850/1868 and 6th Zamindar of Parichhatgarh [xx.1.1850] - [xx.4.1868], born about 1843 (or 1848), married Rani Dharam Kunwar, Estate Manager (qv), born 1854, died 12th November 1912, and had issue, as well as adoptive issue. He died 23rd April 1868.
- Raja Jagat Prakash Singh (qv)
- (A) Dalip Singh, a relative of Rani
Kamal Kunwar; he was not of the same got and the adoption was cancelled and he received a grant of money.
- (A) Tohfa Singh
aka Raja Narendra Singh (qv)
- (A) Ram Sarup Singh aka Raja Ram Padab Singh (qv)
- (A) son of Lada Singh, the Rani tried to adopt in 1893, but he died in 1896.
- (A) Raja
Balwant Singh (qv)
- (A) Tungal Singh, born 1886, younger son of Chaudhri Ram Niwaz of Jandhera-Shamspur, chosen for adoption but was not selected
- Estate Manager,
Rani Dharam Kunwar [23.4.1868] - [16.12.1868],
[31.8.1870] - [4.3.1877], [xx.12.1879] - [20.1.1883],
[xx.6.1885] - [13.1.1899], she was the mother of Rao
Jagat Parkash. She died 12th November 1912.
- Raja JAGAT PRAKASH SINGH, Rais of Landhaura [16.12.1868] - [31.8.1870], born 16th December 1868, he died, still a minor, on 31st August 1870 (#2).
- Rani Dharam Kunwar, Rani of Landhaura 1870/1912 and 8th Zamindarani of Parichhatgarh, born 1854, in her time, she was the largest Gujar landholder, holding an estate of twelve villages, and paying a revenue of Rs. 7084 annually, which is tho sole remaining portion of the great muqarrari of Raja Ram Dayal, five of the villages lie in Gordhanpur, three each in the parganas of Pur Chhapar and Bhuma Sambalhera, and one in Bhukarheri. She died 12th November 1912.
- Raja NARENDRA SINGH, Rais of Landhaura [4.3.1877] - [xx.12.1879], he succeeded by adoption, he was born as Kumar Tofa Singh and was adopted by Rani Dharam Kunwar on 4th March 1877, died still a minor in December 1879.
- Raja RAM PADAB SINGH, Rais of Landhaura [20.1.1883] - [xx.6.1885], he succeeded by adoption, he was born as Kumar Ram Sarup Singh and was adopted by Rani Dharam Kunwar on 20th January 1883, died still a minor in June 1885.
BALWANT SINGH, Rais of Landhaura and Zamindar
of Parichhatgarh [13.1.1899] - [16.11.1952], born 1884
(or 1878), he succeeded by adoption, elder son
of Chaudhury Ramnivas Singh Parmar of
Jandhera-Shamspur village, he was adopted by the widow
of Raja Raghubir Singh on 13th January 1899, but she
repudiated the adoption afterwards, costly litigation ensued and the
adoption was subsequently upheld by the High Court; he served
for years as a chairman of the district board of
Saharanpur; Member of Legislative Assembly (U.P.); he
was one of the founders of the Gurjar Degree College
at Rampur; married Rani Bada Fuwaja (Photo),
a daughter of General Maharajkumar Dhwaj Narsingh Rana
and had issue, two sons and one daughter. He died 16th
November 1952 aged 74 years.
- Kumar Krishna Kumar Singh
- Kumar Narendra Kumar Singh
- Rajkumari Krishna Kumari, married 1933, HH Raja Radha Charan Singh of Samthar, and had issue.
- Raja NARENDRA SINGH, Rais of Landhaura and Zamindar of Parichhatgarh, former M.L.A., married and had issue.
- Kunwar Pranav Singh, two time M.L.A. from Laksar, National Heavy Weight Champion of Arm Wrestling 1989/1995
- Chaudhri Risal Singh (agnatic relative of Raja Raghubir Singh) fl.1918
LOCATION: xx AREA: xx km˛ VILLAGES: 35 RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Bargujar ACCESSION: 1850
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Sometime in the past there was this bandit, who robbed everyone, nothing was done about it until he robbed the daughter of the Mughal Emperor of Delhi. An Imperial force was sent, but it was defeated by the bandit, so another larger force was sent, it was also defeated. So the Emperor gave this bandit some land (which became the Parichhatgarh Zamindari Estate, also known as Parikishatgarh) and asked the bandit to only commit robbery within his lands, and not outside them - this was agreed. The bandit was Rao Jit Singh, his son and heir became the 1st Zamindar. Formerly had 300 villages in Jagir, 183 villages "in Zamindari right" 1833 Allowed to only keep 35 and a half villages by the British. Estate holders were.....
- Rao DARGAHI SINGH,
1st Zamindar of Parichhatgarh, son of Rao Jit Singh,
he obtained Dadri and the neighboring lands in the settlement mentioned
above; married and had adoptive issue, his nephew. He died sp.
- (A) Rao Nain Singh (qv)
- Rao NAIN SINGH, 2nd Zamindar of Parichhatgarh -/1818, succeeded by adoption, he was granted 300 villages in Jagir by Perron, the Governor of Aligarh, he first established himself at Parichhatgarh then at Bahsuma, he gave much trouble to the authorities by harboring offenders and engaging in the smuggling trade of salt; married and had issue. He died 1818.
- Rao Natha Singh (qv)
- Rao NATHA SINGH, 3rd Zamindar of Parichhatgarh 1818/1833, he made no claims to his father's muqarrari, but sued for the proprietary right in 183 villages under a zamindari farman by right of inheritance, and for similar rights in 35˝ villages by virtue of a lease at a fixed revenue in his own name; married and had issue. He died 15th August 1833.
- Rani Lad Kunwar (qv)
- Rani Lad Kunwar,
4th Zamindarani of Parichhatgarh 1833/1849, married
Raja Khushal Singh, Zamindar of Landhaura Estate (see above), and
had issue, one son. She died in July 1849.
- Rao Harbans Singh (qv)
Estate Manager 1833/1836,
Rani Dhan Kunwar, married Raja Ram Dayal Singh of
Landhaura (see above), and had issue, Raja Khushal Singh (qv).
- Rao HARBANS SINGH, 5th Zamindar of Parichhatgarh [xx.7.1849] - [xx.1.1850], married and had issue (see above).