|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The estate was founded in 1746. Estate holders were…
- Thakur KESHRI SINGH,
1st Thakur of Bissau 1746/1768, born
son of Thakur Shardul Singh of the Panchpana in Shekhawati, married and
He died 1768.
- Thakur Suraj Mal (qv)
- Thakur Hanumant Singh, he succeeded to Dundlod.
- Thakur SURAJ MAL,
2nd Thakur of Bissau 1768/1787, born
one of the
most outstanding warriors of his time who led the victorious Rajputs
died valiantly fighting in the battle of Tunga against the Marathas led
by Mahji Scindhia, founded Surajgarh in 1778, constructed the Fort of
Surajgarh; married the daughter of
Singh of Dhariawad, and had issue. He died 28th July 1787 in the battle
- Thakur SHYAM SINGH,
3rd Thakur of Bissau 1787/1831, born
1771, the most
famous of all the rulers of Bissau, he brought fame and fortune to the
state of Bissau, he was considered amongst the best warriors of his
and aligned with the French in his constant battles with the British.
also maintained very close ties with the Maharaja Ranjit Singh of the
Punjab; married 1stly, Thakurani Mertaniji, married 2ndly, Thakurani
Bikawatiji, and had issue.
He died 20th July 1833 (Shrawan Sudi 4, 1890VS).
- Thakur Hamir Singh (qv)
- Thakur Chain Singh of Surajgarh
1833/-, married and
- Thakur Chiman Singh of Surajgarh, died 1906.
- Thakur Govind Singh of Surajgarh, served
the Jaipur forces
during 1857, married and had issue, four sons.
- Thakur Chandra Singh (qv)
- Kunwar Hari Singh, died sp.
- Thakur Vijay Singh of Surajgarh, married and had
adoptive issue. He died sp.
- (A) Maj. Rawal
Raghubir Singhji (see below)
- Thakur Jiwan Singh of
born about 1862, died 1916.
- Maharani Gulab Kanwar, married
Maharao Ram Singhji
- Thakur HAMIR SINGH,
4th Thakur of Bissau 1831/1865, born
and had issue. He died 1865
- Kunwar Jawahar Singh, born 1828,
married and had
issue. He died 1862.
- Thakur CHANDRA SINGH,
5th Thakur of Bissau 1865/1878,
1847, son of Thakur Govind Singh of Surajgarh (see above), he succeeded
by adoption, married and had issue. He died 1878.
- Thakur JAGAT SINGH,
6th Thakur of Bissau 1878/1893, born
1875, married Kumari (name unknown) [Thakurani Sahiba of
daughter of Thakur Devi Singh of Auwa,
and had issue. He died 1893.
- Rawal BISHAN SINGH,
7th Rawal of Bissau 1893/1945, born
at Mayo College, Ajmer, in 1939 Surajgarh and Bissau were amalgamated
the person of his son who was adopted into Surajgarh, married 1stly,
Rani Abhay Kanwar, younger daughter
of Maharaj Fateh Singhji of Raoti,
2ndly, 1913, Thakurani Anand Kanwar, daughter of Rao Bahadur Thakur
Girdhar Singh of Chandawal, and his
wife, Rani Indra Kanwar,
and had issue. He died
- Maj. Rawal Raghubir Singhji (by Thakurani Anand Kanwar)
- Baisa (name unknown) [Thakurani Sahiba of Khatoli]
(by Rani Abhay Kanwar), married
Thakur of Khatoli
- Rani Kamala Raje [Rani Sahiba of Masuda] (by Thakurani
Anand Kanwar), married
as his first wife, Rao
of Masuda, and had issue.
- Maj. Rawal
RAGHUBIR SINGHJI, 8th Rawal of Bissau 1945/1971, born 28th
December 1913 (#1),
adopted by Thakur Vijay Singh
of Surajgarh on 19th August 1915, thus uniting Bissau and Surajgarh,
educated privately by his tutor, F.A. Jones M.A., C.B.E. and at Mayo
Ajmer, and with the Sawai Man Singh Guards of the Jaipur State Forces;
A.D.C. to the Maharaja of Jaipur; he was the noblest of all the rulers
he brought Bissau back to its place of prominence after clearing the
of the previous rulers. He was active both socially and politically and
was immensely popular with all; married 21st February 1932, Rani Komal
Kumari, daughter of HH Sri Raj-i-Rajan Maharawal Sir
Prithvi Singhji Bahadur
of Banswara, and had issue. He died 21st
- Rawal Chakrapani Singh (qv)
- Kunwar Ajatshatru Singh, born 4th
at St. Xavier School, Jaipur and at Siddhartha College, Bombay earning
a B.Com. degree, married Kunwarani Anand Kumari, daughter of
Capt. Rao Manohar Singh of Bedla,
and has issue.
- Baiji Lal Priyadarshini Kumari,
born 28th January
1965, married Rajkumar Ranbir Singh of Karjali.
- Baisa Durgesh Nandini, married 26th January 1961, Yuvaraj
Saheb Harish Chandrasinhji of Jambugodha
- Rawal CHAKRAPANI SINGH,
9th Rawal of Bissau 1971/1978,
born 1st December
1933, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and at the Institute of Science
Technology in Manchester, U.K., converted Bissau House at Jaipur into a
successful hotel, married 5th February 1955 at Nagpur, Rani Sharda
Kumari, daughter of Maj. Raja Bahadur Birendra Bahadur Singh
of Khairagarh, and his wife, Rani
Padmavati Devi, and had issue. He
19th July 1978.
- Rawal Sanjai Singh (qv)
- Kunwar Pranai Singh, born 10th
at Bishop Cotton School, Simla and at St. Xavier College, Bombay;
27th April 1990 in Simla, Kunwarani Purnima Kumari, daughter of
Rajkumar Rajendra Singh of Bashahr,
and his wife, Rajkumari Rajendra Kumar, and has issue.
- Bhanwar Aanjaneya Singh, born 29th November
- Bhanwar Kartikeya Singh, born 26th
- Rawal SANJAI SINGH,
10th Rawal of Bissau (see above)