SANTHA (Jagir)

VILLAGES: xx  Jagir Bonds: 130,000Rs  ACCESSION: 1954
STATE: Jaipur DYNASTY: Rathore (Champawat clan) RELIGION: Hindu
PRESENT RULER: Thakur UMAID SINGH, 5th and present Thakur Sahib of Santha, since 1938.
born 16th January 1931, married Bai Sahiba Ratan Kunwar [Thakurani Ratan Kunwar of Santha], daughter of Maharaj Shivdan Singhji of Shivrati, and has issue, one son and two daughters.
  • Kunwar Hanwant Singh, married the daughter of Thakur Virendra Singh of Khachariawas, and has issue.
  • Baisa Usha Kumari, married Kunwar Mahendra Singh, son of Thakur Dharamvir Singh Khachariawas.
  • Baisa Meena Kumari, married Kunwar Mahendra Singh, son of Shekhawat Thakur Amar Singh of Kuchore (see Khandela).
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The Jagir was granted to Thakur Shambhu Singh, second son of Thakur Jeevraj Singh, Thakur of Peelwa (Pana 2) and serves the Darbar with Horse. The estate of Gondher was located 31 kilometres south-east of Jaipur. Estate holders were...
  1. Thakur SHAMBHU SINGH, 1st Thakur of Gondher 1863/1885, born 8th April 1822, he originally was granted the Jagir of Gondher or Goner, Bakshi Jagir and later a Member of the State Council; made a Tazimi Sardar of the State by Maharaja Ram Singhji II of Jaipur; married Thakurani Batianiji Ratan Kanwar from Bhundana, and had issue, two sons and one daughter. He died 22nd February 1885.
    • Thakur Mukund Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Chiman Singh, born 1852, married 1stly, Thakurani Kumbhawatji of Mahar, married 2ndly, Thakurani Bhu Kanwar, daughter of Naruka Rao Chiman Singh of Kot in Alwar State, and had issue, one son and two daughters. He died 1922.
      • Thakur Kalyan Singh (qv)
      • Thakurani Suraj Kanwar, married Thakur Bhagwant Singh of Mandawa-Junior, and had issue. She died 1915.
      • Thakurani Keshar Kanwar, married Rajawat Thakur Ripudaman Singh of Sonbarsa in Bihar.
    • Baisa Panna Kanwar, married Bhati Thakur Jeevraj Singh of Jakhan estate (later granted Palawala estate in Jaipur by Maharaja Ram Singhji).

  2. Thakur MUKUND SINGH, 2nd Thakur of Gondher 1885/1902 then Thakur of Santha 1902/1918, born 1850, the jagir of Gondher was exchanged for Santha in 1902, married a lady from Mahlan (Chaturbhujot Kachhwaha), and had issue, one son. He died 28th October 1918.
    • Thakur Bhojraj Singh [aka Bur Singh](qv)

  3. Thakur BHOJRAJ SINGH, 3rd Thakur of Santha 1918/1928, born 1873, married 1stly, a lady of Balarwa, married 2ndly, a lady of Bassi in Udaipur. He died sp on 23rd February 1928.

  4. Thakur KALYAN SINGH, 4th Thakur of Santha 1928/1938, born 1904, his succession was approved by the Jaipur Darbar on 14th April 1928; married in Rajawat family of Sunara, and had issue, two sons and two daughters. He died 1938.
    • Thakur Ummed Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Ajit Singh, born 1933, married and has issue, two sons.
    • Baisa Man Kanwar, married Gaud Raja Ram Singh of Rajgarh near Ajmer.
    • Baisa Saib Kanwar, married Khangarot Thakur Devi Singh of Mehndwas.

  5. Thakur UMMED SINGH, 5th Thakur of Santha (see above)
The help of Deepak Aggarwal is gratefully acknowledged, January 2009.