BARHPURA

 

 

BARHPURA (Thikana) 

 

 

 

AREA: 1.5km2 REVENUE: 6Rs ACCESSION:
LOCATION: Bhadawar (later
Etawah dist.)
DYNASTY: Bhadauria RELIGION: Hindu

 

 

PRESENT RULER: Rao (name unknown) Bahadur, Rao of
Barhpura
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Also
known as Barh ke pura, Barhpura was a thikana of the Bhadawar State and
was granted to Kunwar Raghunath Singh, the youngest son of the
Bhadauria Maharaja Udot Singh of Bhadawar, who became the first Rao
Bahadur of Barhpura. Originally the jagir covered a fair area of about
50 square kilometres, but
during the cession of Etawah district to the British after the
Anglo-Maratha war, the Rao of Barhpura at that time, Rao Padam
Singh Bahadur, was expelled for open hostilty against the British
government in 1803. A small portion of the property was left to his
sucessor, Rao Narendra Singh Bahadur, who continued to recieve 10Rs per
month as pension from the
Bhadawar state. The title was recognised by the Government in 1801.
Estate holders were….

    1. Rao RAGHUNATH SINGH
      Bahadur
      , 1st Rao of Barhpura, youngest son of Maharaja
      Mahendra Udot Singh of Bhadawar who
      bestowed this title and jagir on
      him in 1690, married and had issue.

 

    1. Rao AGAR SINGH Bahadur,
      2nd Rao of Barhpura

 

    1. Rao SUJAN SINGH Bahadur,
      3rd Rao of Barhpura

 

    1. Rao JAGAT SINGH Bahadur,
      4th Rao of Barhpura

 

    1. Rao HARI SINGH Bahadur,
      5th Rao of Barhpura

 

    1. Rao UGAR SINGH Bahadur,
      6th Rao of Barhpura

 

    1. Rao PADAM SINGH Bahadur,
      7th Rao of Barhpura

 

    1. Rao NARENDRA SINGH Bahadur,
      8th Rao of Barhpura

 

    1. Rao JAWAHAR SINGH Bahadur,
      9th Rao of Barhpura 1845/1860

 

    1. Rao UMRAO SINGH Bahadur,
      10th Rao of Barhpura 1860/1889

 

    1. Rao HIMANCHAL SINGH
      Bahadur
      , 11th Rao of Barhpura 1889/1914, married and had
      issue. He died 4th July 1914.

      • Rao Karan Singh Bahadur (qv)

 

  1. Rao KARAN SINGH Bahadur,
    12th Rao of Barhpura 1914/-, born 24th August 1902,
    succeeded his father on 4th July 1914.

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