YELANDUR (Jagir)

LOCATION: Mysore (Mysore Taluk) AREA: 264.0 kmē VILLAGES: 27 POPULATION: 35,271 (1901) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Madhava Brahmin SEAT: xx ACCESSION: 1956

PRESENT HEAD OF FAMILY:

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Estate holders were...
  1. Shri KRISHNACHARYA PURNAIYA, 1st Jagirdar of Yelandur 1807/1812, born 1746 in Coimbatore Dist., Regent of Mysore (30.6.1799) - (23.12.1811), he was granted the jagir of Yelandur by the Maharaja of Mysore at a special Durbar on 27th November 1807; married and had issue. He died 27th March 1812 at Srirangapatnam.

  2. Shri ANANTHARAMAPPA, 2nd Jagirdar of Yelandur 1812/1825, died spm in 1825.

  3. Shri SRINIVASA MURTHY, 3rd Jagirdar of Yelandur 1825/1830, married and had issue. He died in 1830.

  4. Shri NARASINGA RAO KRISHNAMURTHY, 4th Jagirdar of Yelandur 1830/1858, married and had issue. He died in 1858.

  5. Sir PURNAIYA NARASINGA RAO KRISHNAMURTHY, 5th Jagirdar of Yelandur 1858/1911, born 1849, came into possession of the jagir in 1867; B.L. Madras University 1870 and Fellow 1898, Member of Mysore State Council of Regency 1895/1901, Prime Minister of Mysore 1901/-, received Delhi Imperial Assemblage Medals 1877 and 1903, C.I.E. [cr.1897], K.C.I.E. [cr.1903], married and had issue, one son (died young) and one daughter. He died 1911.

  6. Shri NARASINGA RAO PURNIAH, 6th Jagirdar of Yelandur 1911/1920, born 1880, married and had issue. He died 1920.

  7. Shri NAGARAJA RAO PURNAIYA, 7th Jagirdar of Yelandur 1920/1960, born 1906, married and had issue. He died 1960.

  8. Shri RAGHAVENDRA RAO PURNAIYA, 8th Jagirdar of Yelandur 1960/2001, born 1940, died 2001.
The help of John Duncan McMeekin is gratefully acknowledged, October 2010.