LOCATION: U.P.A.O. (Rae Bareli Dist.) AREA: xx kmē VILLAGES: 175 plus 37 pattis POPULATION: xx RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Kanhpuria SEAT: xx ACCESSION: xx
PRESENT RULER: Raja Bahadur RAMESHWAR SINGH, Raja Saheb of Tiloi and Head of the Kanhpuria Clan of Rajputs, since 6th March 1997.
born 22nd January 1954, married 1stly, 6th February 1984 (div. 1997) Rani Vineeta Kumari, daughter of Capt. R.N. Singh, married 2ndly, 7th March 2000, Rani Nandita Kumari, daughter of Kunwar Diwakar Vikram Singh of Athadama, and foster daughter of Shri Vijay Singh Mohite, and has issue (by first wife).
- Rajkumari Arushi Kumari, born 4th December 1985.
- Rajkumar Abhishek Singh, born 31st August 1988.
- Raja KANDHE RAI, Raja of Tiloi, descendant of Raja Janga Singh Kanhapuria, he attacked the Pathans of Pahremau, but was unsuccessful; his two sons, again divided the property; married and had issue.
- Raja Udebhan Singh (qv)
- Raja Gulal Shah, his seat was at Shahmau, a village in the south-east of pargana Mohanganj; he was the ancestor of the Taluqdars of Shahmau and Tikari; married and had issue.
- Raja Kalyan Shah, Raja of Shahmau
- Raja UDEBHAN SINGH, Raja of Tiloi, during his tenure, the Kurmis, rose up in arms against the Kanhpurias but were only suppressed in the time of his successor, Raja Suraj Singh, married and had issue.
- Raja Suraj Singh (qv)
- Raja SURAJ SINGH, Raja of Tiloi fl. 1670/1680, though blind, he was a man of great enterprise and ability, he thoroughly established his position as head of the clan and extended his rule over fourteen parganas, he subdued the Kurmis in Jagdispur but he was defeated by the Sombansis of Pratapgarh at Hindaur, married and had issue.
- Raja Gopal Singh (qv)
- Raja GOPAL SINGH,
Raja of Tiloi, he was of no particular ability,
married and had issue. He was killed by his own son.
- Raja Mohan Singh (qv)
- Babu Nawal Singh
- Raja MOHAN SINGH,
16th Raja of Tiloi -/1743, blind in one eye, he too was a
man of great energy; he hastened the death of his
father, who was favoring his younger brother as his
successor; he attacked the Sayids of Mustafabad in
Salon and seized their estate, he was defeated by the
Bais Rajputs, he then turned his attention to the
Bhale Sultans of Jagdishpur, subdued them and then
attempted to invade Bachhrawan, but was beaten back by
Chet Rai, the great warrior from Kurri-Sudauli; towards the end of his
reign he was forced to submit to the Nawab Wazir,
Sa'adat Khan; married 1stly, a Bisen Rani of Rampur,
married 2ndly, a Bharelia Rani of Surajpur, and had
issue. He died 1743.
- Raja Prem Singh (qv)
- Raja PREM SINGH, Raja of Tiloi 1743/1748, ruled for five years, married a Gaharwar Rani of Bijaipur, and had issue. He died 1748.
- Raja Balbhaddar Singh (qv)
- Raja BALBHADDAR SINGH, Raja of Tiloi 1748/1784, his whole life was spent in arms and one of his first exploits was the protection of the Raja of Bansi against the Surajbansi of Amroha and the Pathans of Sattasi; he was granted an Imperial mansab of 4,000 later raised to 5,000, making him one of the few Taluqdars in Oudh to rise to such a lofty position or rank; his claim to possession of fourteen parganas was admitted by the Nawab Wazir; the last years of his life were spent in fruitless rebellion against the Nawab Wazir, and he was eventually killed on the banks of the Kandu Nala near Jagdishpur; married 1stly, the Senior Rani, she committed sati in 1784, married 2ndly, the Junior Rani, and had adoptive issue. He was killed sp in 1784.
- (A) Babu Chhatardhari Singh of Shahmau, adopted by the Senior Rani 'from the funeral pyre', the adoption was not recognized by the nobles, resulting in a 15 year long armed conflict with his younger adoptive brother; a compromise was reached by which both received the title of Raja but not the estate, which was however recovered later by the exertions of Shankar Singh, married and had issue.
- Raja Dirgaj Singh, married and had adoptive issue.
- (A) Raja Sukhmangal Singh, he succeeded to Shahmau.
- (A) Babu Shankar Singh, adopted from Asni by
the Junior Rani, after a long interregnum he
succeeded to the gadi of Tiloi, as Raja Shankar
Singh of Tiloi (qv)
- Raja SHANKAR SINGH,
Raja of Tiloi 1799/-, he was adopted by the Junior Rani of
his predecessor, he was a prudent and peaceful chief
and by his exertions, managed to secure the Tiloi
property which had been denied to him, though it had been devastated by the long conflict, leaving only a fraction of the original estate to his successors; married and had
- Raja Buniad Singh (qv)
- Babu Prasad Singh, married and had issue.
- Raja Jagpal Singh (qv)
- Raja BUNIAD SINGH,
Raja of Tiloi, married and had adoptive issue, his
nephew. He died sp.
- (A) Raja Jagpal
- Raja JAGPAL SINGH, Raja of Tiloi -/1875, he at first joined the rebels in 1857, but made his submission early in 1858, and actively sided with the British, for which he was rewarded with a large grant of confiscated land; Honorary Magistrate; he was invested with the powers of an Assistant Commissioner in 1860; married Rani Harbans Kunwar, and had issue. He died 15th September 1875.
- Raja Bahadur Surpal Singh (qv)
- Raja Bahadur SURPAL SINGH, Raja of Tiloi 1875/1900, born 13th December 1870, he succeeded to the gadi as a minor in 1875 (#1), the title of Raja was formally recognized as hereditary on 4th December 1877, the title of Raja Bahadur was granted as a hereditary distinction on 28th December 1882 (Notification F.D. No. 1645-G), married Rani Jagannath Kuer, died 7th August 1933, she adopted a Kumar from Chiloli on 21st February 1901; and had adoptive issue. He died spl on 21st June 1900.
- (A) Hon. Lt. Raja Bahadur Bishwanath Saran Singh (qv)
COURT OF WARDS 21st June 1900 to 30th March 1920
- Hon. Lt. Raja Bahadur BISHWANATH SARAN SINGH, Raja of Tiloi 1920/1946, born 29th March 1899, he was adopted from Chiloli on 21st February 1901 and succeeded to the gadi on 5th June 1901, appointed an Honorary Magistrate, 2nd Class; Member of the Legislative Council; married 1stly, Rani Aditya Binai Kumari of Balrampur, died sp in 1971, married 2ndly, 1926, Rani Phanindra Rajya Lakshmi Devi, daughter of Supradipta Manyabara Gen. HH Maharajkumar Sir Baber Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal (see Lambjung and Kaski), and his wife, Rani Deva Vakta Lakshmi Devi, married 3rdly, Rani Sonami Devi, and had issue. He died 8th November 1946.
- Kunwar Bhunesh Pal Singh, born 16th March 1927.
- Raja Bahadur Pashupati Nath Saran Singh (by Rani Phanindra) (qv)
- Rajkumari Usha Rani (by Rani Phanindra), born in September 1928, married Maharaja Kamal Singh of Dumraon, and had issue, two sons and one daughter. She died 1st April 1985.
- Rajkumar Mohan Nath Sharan Singh (by Rani Sonami Devi), married Rajkumari Vineeta Kumari, and had issue.
- Kunwar Myankeshwar Sharan Singh, born 17th March 1969 in Tiloi, married in Lucknow, Kunwarani Upasna Kumari Deo, daughter of Rajkumar Chotrai Bharatendra Chandra Mardaraj Harichandan of Nilgiri, and has issue.
- Mrigankeshwar Sharan Singh
- Utkarsh Sharan Singh
- Rajkumar Vijay Singh (by Rani Sonami Devi)
COURT OF WARDS 31st January 1942 till Abolition of the Estate
- Raja Bahadur PASHUPATI NATH SARAN SINGH, Raja of Tiloi 1946/1997, born 13th September 1930, married 21st May 1952, Rani Ujjalla Kumari, daughter of Maharaja Bahadur Ram Ran Vijay Singh of Dumraon, and his wife, Maharani Kanak Kumari, and had issue. He died 6th March 1997.
- Raja Bahadur Rameshwar Singh (qv)
- Rajkumar Gopendra Singh, born 29th May 1959, married February 1990, Rajkumar Rani Geetanjali Kumari, daughter of Thakur Bikram Singh of Pokhran, and has issue.
- Mrityunjai Singh, born 1st May 1991.
- Uttara Kumari, born 16th February 1994.
- Rajkumari Pratima Kumari, born 6th July 1960, married January 1979, Kunwar Chetan Kumar Singh of Harganpur, Bijnor, UP, and has issue.
- Kshitij K. Singh, born 7th December 1979.
- Divij K. Singh, born 11th September 1984.
- Medhavini Kumari, born 13th February 1986.
- Rajkumari Kanak Bali Singh, born 20th December 1964, married February 1987, Kumar Shri Shailendra Singh Jhala of Narwar, Ujjain, M.P., and has issue.
- Himavat Singh, born 4th October 1991.
- Raja Bahadur RAMESHWAR SINGH, Raja of Tiloi (see above)
- Sister of the Raja Bahadur of Tiloi, married Thakur Jiwan Singh of Tantoti.