|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
founder of the dynasty, was father of Ram or Rama, who was father of
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
- Chaudhuri Sardar DUNA SINGH,
Bhadaur, Sangrur etc.
1718/1729, married and had
issue. He died
- Chaudhuri Bigha Singh (qv)
- Sardar Dao Singh, died 1723.
Sangu Singh, died 1744.
Sukhu Singh, died 1765 and his widow married his brother Chaudhuri
Suma Singh, married three wives, and had issue, five sons. He died 1772.
Jassa Singh, he died sp.
Massa Singh, with his younger brothers, he was ancestor of the Sardar
of Rampuria and Kotlakoura.
- Chaudhuri BIGHA SINGH,
1729/1773, married 1stly, married
2ndly, married 3rdly, 1765,
the widow of his
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.
- Sardar Narain Singh, born 1852, married and had
issue. He died 1872.
- Sardar Samand Singh, married and had issue. He died
- 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
- Sardar Attar Singh, born 1837, died 1879.
- Sardar Dal Singh (by 3rd wife), he was granted the jagir
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
- Sardar Makhusudan Singh, born 1856.
- Sardar Bhag Singh, born 1859.
- Chaudhuri CHUHAR SINGH,
1773/1793, he fought alongside the
Sikh forces and forced Amar Singh Thapa to retreat back to Nepal;
married and had issue. He
- Sardar Dip Singh (qv)
- Sardar Bir Singh, married and had issue. He died 1823.
- Sardar Jawahar Singh, married and had issue. He died
- Maharani Attar Kaur, married Maharaja Nau Nihal
of Lahore. She died 1840.
- Sardar Jaimal Singh, married and had issue. He died
- Sardar Khazan Singh C.S.S., born 1805, married the
elder daughter of Sardar Dhanna Singh of Malwai, and had
issue. He died
- Sardar Mahan Singh, born 1826, married and had
issue. He died
- Sardar Ishar Singh, born 1848, died 1866.
- Sardar Nidhan Singh, born 1806, married and had
issue. He died
- Sardar Kehar Singh, born 1835, married and had
- Sardar Pratap Singh, born 1853, married and had
- 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
- Sardar KHARAK SINGH,
1822/1858, married and had issue. He
- Mahamahopadhyaya, Maulana ul Fuzma Sardar Sir Attar
- Mahamahopadhyaya, Maulana
ul Fuzma Sardar Sir ATTAR SINGH,
Rais-i-Azam of Bhadaur 1858/1896,
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
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
1880 and K.C.I.E.
in 1888, and he was rewarded with the title of Mahamahopadhyaya
for his eminent services in the promotion of
Oriental learning, he was admitted to Knighthood in 1888, founder
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
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,
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
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
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
- Maj. Raja Ram Partap Singh Sidhu (by Rani Bakhtawar Kaur)
- Rajkumari Ajmer Kaur (Rani Bakhtawar Kaur), born 1929,
- 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
- 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
- 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.
Raja RAM PARTAP SINGH, Rais-i-Azam of Bhadaur
born 6th October 1921, educated
at Aitchison Chiefs’ College, Lahore; Commandant
Major Yadvinder Guards, Patiala State; HH Maharaja Yadvinder Singh of
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
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
Narjinder Singh, late of Skinners
Horse, son of Major Sardar Joginder Singh of Manimajra, he was
guardian to (then) Yuvraj Yadvinder Singh of Patiala by HH Maharaja
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
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
Singh Sidhu of Bhadaur (qv)
- Rajkumar Udaypartap Singh Sidhu, born 3rd August 1950,
Sonia Singh, daughter of Brigadier W. S. Choudhry of Karnal, and has
- Kumari Mehar Sidhu
- Kanwar Amanpartap Singh
- Raja AJAYPARTAP
SINGH SIDHU (see above)