BHADAUR

 

BHADAUR (Jagir)

 

 

VILLAGES: 96 (1947) REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: 1857
STATE: Punjab (Sangrur Dist.) DYNASTY: Phulkian RELIGION: Sikh

 

PRESENT RULER: Raja AJAYPARTAP
SINGH SIDHU
, Raja of Bhadaur since 1997.

born 23rd September 1947, married Rani Gurmit Kaur, daughter
of Lt.-Colonel N. S. Kang of Kotla Shamaspur, Tehsil Samrala, Ludhiana,
and has issue two children.

  • Rajkumar Prithvi Partap Singh Sidhu, born 14th November
    1973, married Kumari Shweta Singh, and has issue, one son and one
    daughter.

    • Kumari Rohini Singh, born 5th September 2004.
    • Kunwar Veer Partap Singh Sidhu, born 17th September 2008.
  • Rajkumari Pavitra Sidhu, married 2004, Shri Udaiveer Singh
    Mathoda.

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
Phul, the
founder of the dynasty, was father of Ram or Rama, who was father of
Chaudhuri
Duna Singh, founder of Bhadaur in 1718. This estate is the biggest
jagir in Patiala and probably the most prestigious. Became a feudatory
state of Patiala in 1857. Estate holders
were…

  • Chaudhuri Sardar DUNA SINGH,
    Chaudhuri
    of
    Bhadaur, Sangrur etc.
    1718/1729, married and had
    issue. He died
    1726/1729.

    • Chaudhuri Bigha Singh (qv)
    • Sardar Dao Singh, died 1723.
    • Sardar
      Sangu Singh, died 1744.
    • Sardar
      Sukhu Singh, died 1765 and his widow married his brother Chaudhuri
      Bigha (qv).
    • Sardar
      Suma Singh, married three wives, and had issue, five sons. He died 1772.

      • Sardar
        Jassa Singh, he died sp.
      • Sardar
        Massa Singh, with his younger brothers, he was ancestor of the Sardar
        Sahibs
        of Rampuria and Kotlakoura.
      • Sardar
        Tek Singh
      • Sardar
        Charat Singh
      • Sardar
        Budh Singh
  • Chaudhuri BIGHA SINGH,
    Chaudhuri
    of
    Bhadaur
    1729/1773, married 1stly, married
    2ndly, married 3rdly, 1765,
    the widow of his
    brother
    Sardar Sukhu, and had issue. He died 1773.

    • Kanwar Gurdas Singh (by 1st wife), born 1742, died 1748.
    • Chaudhuri Chuhar Singh (by 2nd wife)(qv)
    • Sardar Mohar Singh (by 2nd wife), married and had issue.
      He died 1826.

      • Sardar Amrik Singh, married and had issue. He died 1826.
        • Sardar Dewa Singh, born 1803, married and had issue.
          He died
          1857.

          • Sardar Narain Singh, born 1852, married and had
            issue. He died 1872.

            • Sardar Balwant Singh
      • Sardar Samand Singh, married and had issue. He died
        1836.

        • Sardar Achhal Singh, born 1832, died 1879.
      • Sardar Sujan Singh, married and had issue. He died 1828.
        • Sardar Uttam Singh, married and had issue. He died
          1855.

          • Sardar Attar Singh, born 1837, died 1879.
    • Sardar Dal Singh (by 3rd wife), he was granted the jagir
      of Kot
      Duna (Revenue: 5,826Rs in 1870), married and had issue. He died 1793.

      • Sardar Jit Singh, Sardar Sahib of Kot Duna 1793/1818;
        married and had issue. He died 1818.
        • Sardar Mahtab Singh, Sardar Sahib of Kot Duna
          1818/1834, born 1802, married and had issue. He died 1834.

          • Sardar Attar Singh, Sardar Sahib of Kot Duna
            1834/1863, born 1832, married and had issue. He died 1863.
          • Sardar Kishan Singh, Sardar Sahib of Kot Duna
            1863/-, born 1859.
        • Sardar Jodh Singh, born 1816, married and had issue.
          He died after 1870.
          • Sardar Lal Singh, born 1833.
          • Sardar Panjab Singh, born 1836, married and had
            issue.
            • Sardar Makhusudan Singh, born 1856.
            • Sardar Bhag Singh, born 1859.
  • Chaudhuri CHUHAR SINGH,
    Chaudhuri
    of
    Bhadaur
    1773/1793, he fought alongside the
    Sikh forces and forced Amar Singh Thapa to retreat back to Nepal;
    married and had issue. He
    died 1793.

    • Sardar Dip Singh (qv)
    • Sardar Bir Singh, married and had issue. He died 1823.
      • Sardar Jawahar Singh, married and had issue. He died
        1827.

        • Maharani Attar Kaur, married Maharaja Nau Nihal
          of Lahore. She died 1840.
      • Sardar Jaimal Singh, married and had issue. He died
        1808.

        • Sardar Khazan Singh C.S.S., born 1805, married the
          elder daughter of Sardar Dhanna Singh of Malwai, and had
          issue. He died
          1831.

          • Sardar Mahan Singh, born 1826, married and had
            issue. He died
            1858.

            • Sardar Ishar Singh, born 1848, died 1866.
        • Sardar Nidhan Singh, born 1806, married and had
          issue. He died
          1838.

          • Sardar Kehar Singh, born 1835, married and had
            issue.

            • Sardar Pratap Singh, born 1853, married and had
              issue.

              • Kunwar (name unknown) Singh, born 1887.
            • Sardar Uttar Singh, born 1863, married and had
              issue, two sons.
      • Sardar Jagat Singh, married and had issue. He died 1865.
        • Sardar Gulab Singh, died 1850.
        • Sardar Basawa Singh, died 1845.
        • Sardar Khem Singh, died 1846.
        • Sardar Narain Singh, died 1865.
        • Sardar Ajaipal Singh, born 1858.
  • Sardar DIP SINGH,
    Sardar of Bhadaur 1793/1822, married and had issue. He died
    1822.

    • Sardar Kharak Singh (qv)
  • Sardar KHARAK SINGH,
    Sardar
    of
    Bhadaur
    1822/1858, married and had issue. He
    died
    1858.

    • Mahamahopadhyaya, Maulana ul Fuzma Sardar Sir Attar
      Singh (qv)
  • Mahamahopadhyaya, Maulana
    ul Fuzma Sardar Sir ATTAR SINGH
    ,
    Rais-i-Azam of Bhadaur 1858/1896,
    born
    1833, educated at Benaras University; he was rewarded with the title of
    Maulana ul Fuzma for his Arabic-Persian learning, he
    set up a library which he transferred to Ludhiana, when he moved there
    in 1878, and which after his
    death, was transferred to the Panjab Public Library at Lahore; elected
    a member of
    Anjumani Punjab in 1869 and Vice-President in 1880, also elected a
    member of the Asiatic Society of Bengal in 1869; appointed a member of
    the senate of the Panjab University College,
    Lahore, in 1870; member of the Bengal Philharmonical Society and also
    served on
    the Committee of Management of the Aitchison Chiefs’ College, Lahore;
    in recognition of his literary and political services he was awarded by
    the British with the title of Fazil ul Fuzala in
    1877, C.I.E.
    in
    1880 and K.C.I.E.
    in 1888, and he was rewarded with the title of Mahamahopadhyaya
    in
    1887
    for his eminent services in the promotion of
    Oriental learning, he was admitted to Knighthood in 1888,  founder
    president
    of Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Ludhiana, established in 1884, he also took a
    leading part in the establishment of the Khalsa Diwan at Lahore of
    which he became patron-in-chief; in 1886 he had been nominated a member
    of the General Committee of the Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) at
    Amritsar; in 1890, he was made vice president and trustee of the Khalsa
    College
    Establishment Committee and later vice president of the Khalsa College
    Council; married and had issue. He died
    10th June 1896 in Ludhiana.

    • Sardar Bhagwant Singh (qv)
    • Sardar Balwant Singh, born 1855, married and had issue,
      one daughter. He died 1902.

      • Bibiji Kushalpal Kaur, married 1886 (as his
        first wife), Sardar Bahadur Sir
        Sundar Singh Majithia, and had issue (see Majithia Family).
  • Sardar BHAGWANT SINGH,
    Rais-i-Azam
    of
    Bhadaur
    1896/1924,
    born
    1852, married and had
    issue, three daughters and one son. He died 1924.

    • Raja Harchand
      Singh Sidhu (qv)
    • Rajkumari Bibiji Rajbans Kaur, married Rao Sahib Giriraj
      Singh
      of Kutchesar, Bulandshahar, Hapur, U.P. (see Kuchesar)
    • Rajkumari Bibiji Prasan Kaur [Sardarni Lady Prasan Kaur
      Majithia], married, Sardar Sir Sundar Singh Majithia (see Majithia family).
    • Rajkumari Bibiji (name
      unknown
      ) Kaur, married Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh of Hathras, near Aligarh and Mathura, U.P.
  • Raja HARCHAND
    SINGH
    , Rais-i-Azam of Bhadaur 1924/1934, born 1887, married
    1stly, Rani
    Bakhtawar Kaur [Dalip Kaur], daughter of Harnam Singh Wala, Rampura
    Phul Dist., Bathinda, issue, one daughter and one son, married 2ndly,
    Rani Jagdish Kaur, died 1959, daughter of Mal Singh Wala, Dist.
    Bathinda, had issue, one daughter and one son. He
    died 1934.

    • Maj. Raja Ram Partap Singh Sidhu (by Rani Bakhtawar Kaur)
      (qv)
    • Rajkumari Ajmer Kaur (Rani Bakhtawar Kaur), born 1929,
      died 1998.
    • Rajkumari Birinder Kaur (by Rani Jagdish Kaur), married
      the Late Air Commodore
      Jaspal Singh, and has issue, a daughter.

      • Bibjii Trepan Kaur, married Sardar Harisimran Singh
        Sandhu
    • Rajkumar Simran Singh (by Rani Jagdish Kaur), born 14th
      October 1933, married
      Rajkumarani Kultaran Kaur, and has issue two sons.

      • Kanwar Kanwalinder Singh, born October 1965, died 19th
        January 1988.
      • Kanwar Amritinder Singh, born 20th February 1972,
        married Kanwarani Shona Manco, and has issue, two daughters.

        • Hartaran Kaur Sidhu, born 21st June 2007.
        • Japjyot Kaur Sidhu, born 4th January 2009.
  • Maj.
    Raja RAM PARTAP SINGH
    , Rais-i-Azam of Bhadaur
    1934/1997,
    born 6th October 1921, educated
    at Aitchison Chiefs’ College, Lahore; Commandant
    Major Yadvinder Guards, Patiala State; HH Maharaja Yadvinder Singh of
    Patiala’s
    Bodyguard; married Bibiji Surinder Kaur [Rani Surinder Ram Partap Singh
    Sidhu of Bhadaur], born 13th May 1924, died 21st May 1984, daughter of
    General Sardar Bahadur Sir
    Gurnam
    Singh of Jind State (and younger sister of Maharani Bhaktavar Kaur
    Sahiba of Patiala), and had issue. He
    died 14th October 1997.

    • Rajkumari Kiran Sidhu, born 16th April 1944, married
      Lt.-Col. Sardar
      Narjinder Singh, late of Skinners
      Horse, son of Major Sardar Joginder Singh of Manimajra, he was
      appointed
      guardian to (then) Yuvraj Yadvinder Singh of Patiala by HH Maharaja
      Bhupinder
      Singh and was commandant of the Rajindra Lancers in the Patiala State
      Forces and was the Sardar of Manimajra Jagir in Amballa district, he
      served as A.D.C. to HH
      Maharjadhiraj Bhupindar
      Singh of Patiala; and has issue, two sons.

      • Dr. Kanwar Govind Singh married Kanwarani
        Amardeep Kaur, daughter of Sardar Gurpreet Singh Jallewalia of
        Ahlawalpur Jagir in West Punjab.
      • Dr. Kanwar Gopal Singh, married Dr. Kanwarani
        Samrina Kaur, grandaughter of Sardar Jasbir Singh Veglia of Wacchoya
        Jagir in West Punjab.
    • Tikka Ajaypartap Singh Sidhu, succeeded as Raja
      Ajaypartap
      Singh Sidhu of Bhadaur (qv)
    • Rajkumar Udaypartap Singh Sidhu, born 3rd August 1950,
      married Rajkumarani
      Sonia Singh, daughter of Brigadier W. S. Choudhry of Karnal, and has
      issue,
      two children.

      • Kumari Mehar Sidhu
      • Kanwar Amanpartap Singh
  • Raja AJAYPARTAP
    SINGH SIDHU
    (see above)

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