|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The predecessor state was Umatwara, whose chief received
the title of Rawat in 1448. The state was divided between
the two sons of the then Rawat in 1681, one receiving Narsinghgarh and the
other Rajgarh. Rulers were...
- Rawat CHHATAR SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1621/1638, married and had issue.
- Rawat Mohan Singh (qv)
- Rawat Paras Ramji, disputed the succession of his
brother, and founded the Princely State of
- Rawat MOHAN SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1638/1697, died 14th April 1714.
- Rawat AMAR SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1697/1740
- Rawat NARPAT SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1740/1747
- Rawat JAGAT SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1747/1775
- Rawat HAMIR SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1775/1790
- Rawat PRATAP SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1790/1803
- Rawat PRITHVI SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1803/1815, married and had issue.
- Rawat Newal Singh (qv)
- Thakur Khok Singh, he was briefly in charge of the
state from 1846 to November 1847.
- Rawat NEWAL SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1815/1831, he adopted his nephew;
married and had adoptive issue. He committed suicide
- (A) Rawat Moti
- Rawat MOTI SINGH,
Rawat of Rajgarh 1831/1871, due to his mismanagement,
the state was placed in the care of his uncle and the
Diwan until November 1847, when a British officer
subordinate to the Political Agent in Bhopal was
appointed, the Rawat took charge again in 1856 and in
1871 he converted to Islam, see next line.
- Nawab MUHAMMAD ABD
al-WASIH KHAN (aka Rawat Moti Singh), Rawat
of Rajgarh 1871/1880, born 1814, he was granted the
title of Nawab by the British government in 1872; he
abolished all transit duties on salt in 1880; married
and had issue. He died in October 1880.
- Rawat Bakhtawar Singh (qv)
- HH Raja Rawat Sir Bane Singh (qv)
- Rawat BAKHTAWAR
SINGH, Rawat of Rajgarh 1880/1882, married
and had issue. He died in November 1882.
- HH Raja Rawat Balbhadra Singh (qv)
- HH Raja Rawat
BALBHADRA SINGH, Rawat of Rajgarh 1882/1902,
born 1857, succeeded 6th July 1882 (#1),
he was granted the title of Raja as a hereditary
distinction on 1st January 1886, married Rani Uday
Kunwar, daughter of Thakur Takhat Singhji of Namli in Ratlam, and had
issue. He died spm
- Thakurani Jadhav Kunwar, married Thakur Jodh
Singhji of Ghanerao,
and had issue.
- HH Raja Rawat Sir
BANE SINGH, Rawat of Rajgarh 1902/1916, born
1857, K.C.I.E. [cr.1908] (#2),
married and had issue.
- HH Raja Rawat Sir Birendra Singh Bahadur (qv)
- Rajkumari Lakshmi Kumari, died after 1947.
- Rani Man Kanwar Sahiba, maerried Maharaj Shri Bhim
Singhji Sahib, son of Maharaj Arjun Singhji of
- HH Raja Rawat Sir
BIRENDRA SINGH Bahadur, Rawat of Rajgarh
1916/1936, born 17th Janaury 1892, succeeded 10th
January 1916; K.C.I.E. [cr.1918], married (amongst
others) (a), HH Rani Songariji, married (b), a
daughter of Cdg. Gen. Maharajkumar Padma Jung Bahadur
Rana of Lambjung and Kaski (see Nepal),
had issue, one son and a number of daughters. He died
26th October 1936 (#3).
- HH Raja Rawat Bikramaditya Singh Bahadur (qv)
- HH Raja Rawat
BIKRAMADITYA SINGH Bahadur, Rawat of Rajgarh
1936/-, born posthumously on 18th December 1936 and
succeeded at birth on 18th December 1936 (#4), married HH
Rani Indra Kumari, daughter of HH Maharao Shri Bhim
Singhji II Bahadur of Kotah,
and his wife, HH Maharani Shiv
- Kanwar Ram Pratap Singh of Jagir Kila Amargarh
(collateral branch of Rajgarh family), married
Rajkumari Amba Devi, daughter of Rana Krishen Chand of
Kuthar, and his wife,
Rani Krishna Devi, and has issue, four children.
- Kumar Abhay Singh
- Kumari Prithi Kumari
- Kumar Viki Singh
- Kumari Ira Kumari