CAMBAY

 

CAMBAY (Princely State)


(11 gun salute)

 

AREA:  1,015 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 138,000Rs ACCESSION: 10th June 1948
STATE: Bombay DYNASTY: Najam-es-Sani RELIGION: Muslim (Shia)
VILLAGES: 88 (+2 towns)

 

PRESENT RULER: HH Najum-ud-Daulah
Mumtaz-ul-Mulk
Momin Khan Bahadur Dilawar Jung Nawab Mirza MUHAMMED JA’AFAR ALI KHAN
Bahadur Mo’min Khan VIII
,
10th Nawab of Cambay

 

born 15th October 1936, married Begum Parvin Sultan
Qizilbash, daughter
of Sardar Baqir Ali Khan Qizilbash of Lahore.

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The state was founded
in 1730. The Nawab maintains a military force of 36 cavalry, 496
infantry and 12 guns (in 1893). The rulers were…

    1. Mirza JA’AFAR NAJUM
      ud-DAULA MO’MIN KHAN I
      , 1st Nawab of Cambay 1730/1743,
      last Muslim
      Governor of Gujarat, married Olia Begum, daughter of Mirza Abdul Husain
      Dehlami Momin Khan, Diwan of Gujarat 1723/1728 (#2), Agent
      for Surat and Cambay, and had issue, as well as illegitimate issue. He
      died 1743.

      • Nawab Muftakhar Khan Nuruddin Muhammed Khan Mo’min Khan
        II (qv)
      • Nur Jahan Khanum Begum, married Zimal Abidin Najam Khan,
        Governor of Cambay 1743/1748, poisoned to death in 1748 (#2). She died sp.

 

    1. Nawab MUFTAKHAR KHAN
      NURUDDIN MUHAMMED KHAN MO’MIN KHAN II
      , 2nd Nawab of Cambay
      1743/1783, in spite of his valour, military skill and tact, his rule
      was ruinous to Cambay, his heavy and ill-judged levies forced from the
      city the wealth and skilled industry which might have outlived the
      change in the course of trade and the unchecked disorder of the rest of
      the province, married and had illegitimate issue as well as adoptive
      issue. He died 1783 (#2).

      • Jogni Khanum (by a slave girl), married Nawab Muhammad
        Quli Khan (qv)
      • (A) Mia Manu aka
        Muhammad Quli Khan, illegitimate son of Zimal Abidin Najam Khan,
        Governor of Cambay 1743/1748
        (see above) (qv)

 

    1. Nawab MUHAMMED QULI KHAN,
      3rd Nawab of Cambay 1783/1789, illegitimate son of Zimal Abidin Najam
      Khan, by the wife of a doorkeeper, his reign was generally uneventful,
      a rule of good government, married Jogni Khanum, illegitimate daughter
      of Nawab Muftakhar Khan Nuruddin Muhammed Khan Mo’min Khan II (see
      above), and had issue, three sons. He died 1789 (#2).

      • Najum-ud-Daulah Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Khan Bahadur
        Dilawar Jung Nawab Fateh Ali Khan Mo’min Khan III (qv)
      • Najum-ud-Daulah Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Momin
        Khan Bahadur
        Dilawar Jung Nawab Bande Ali Khan Mo’min Khan IV (qv)
      • Nawabzada Yawar Ali Khan,
        he waived his succession rights in favour of his son in 1841, married
        and had issue.

        • Najum-ud-Daulah Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Momin
          Khan Bahadur
          Dilawar Jung Nawab Husain Yawar Khan I Mo’min Khan V (qv)

 

    1. Najum-ud-Daulah
      Mumtaz-ul-Mulk
      Khan Bahadur
      Dilawar Jung
      Nawab FATEH ALI
      KHAN MO’MIN KHAN III
      , 4th Nawab of Cambay 1790/1823,
      eldest of three
      sons, he sent a large present ot the Emperor of Delhi and in return he
      received the additional titles of Najum-ud-Daulah
      Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Khan
      Bahadur Dilawar Jung
      , and the rank of a commander of six
      thousand as
      Nawab
      of Cambay; by the Treaty of Bassein (31st December 1802) all the
      Peshwa’s rights in Cambay were ceded to the British, married and had
      issue. He died spm in October
      1823 (#2).

 

    1. Najum-ud-Daulah
      Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Momin
      Khan Bahadur
      Dilawar Jung Nawab BANDE ALI KHAN MO’MIN KHAN IV
      , 5th Nawab of
      Cambay 1823/1841, died 15th March 1841 (#2).

 

    1. Najum-ud-Daulah
      Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Momin
      Khan Bahadur
      Dilawar Jung Nawab HUSAIN YAWAR KHAN I MO’MIN KHAN V
      , 6th Nawab
      of Cambay 1841/1880, married
      and had issue.

      • HH Najum-ud-Daulah Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Momin
        Khan Bahadur
        Dilawar Jung Nawab Ja’afar Ali Khan Bahadur Mo’min Khan VI (qv)

 

    1. HH Najum-ud-Daulah
      Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Momin
      Khan Bahadur
      Dilawar Jung Dawe Ekbalu Sardar Nawab JA’AFAR ALI KHAN Saheb Bahadur
      Mo’min Khan VI
      , 7th Nawab of Cambay 1880/1915 ,
      born 1848,
      succeeded
      11th June 1880 (#1),
      married
      1stly, 1876, Bibi Gauhar Khanum Saheb, daughter of the Maulvi of
      Masulipatam, married 2ndly, 1882, Bibi
      Khurshid Jahan
      Begum.
      He died 21st January 1915.

 

    1. HH Najum-ud-Daulah
      Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Momin
      Khan Bahadur
      Dilawar Jung Nawab Mirza HUSAIN YAWAR KHAN II Bahadur Mo’min Khan VII
      ,
      8th Nawab of Cambay
      1915/- , born
      16th
      May 1911, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married January 1936,
      Nawabzadi Safia Sultan Qizilbash, daughter
      of Nawab Sir Fateh Ali Khan Qizilbash of Lahore (see Nawabganj),
      and had issue.

      • HH Najum-ud-Daulah Mumtaz-ul-Mulk
        Momin Khan Bahadur
        Dilawar Jung Nawab Mirza Muhammed Ja’afar Ali Khan Bahadur Mo’min Khan
        VIII (qv)
      • Nawabzadi Batool Sultan, born 13th
        December 1938.
      • Nawabzada Asif Ali Khan (deceased).
      • Nawabzadi Shahwar Sultan, born 16th
        September 1941.
      • Nawabzada Mirza Mohammed Reza Ali Khan, born 22nd
        December 1943.
      • Nawabzada Taqi Ali Khan, born 1st
        November 1945.

 

  1. HH Najum-ud-Daulah
    Mumtaz-ul-Mulk Momin
    Khan Bahadur
    Dilawar Jung Nawab Mirza MUHAMMED JA’AFAR ALI KHAN Bahadur Mo’min Khan
    VIII
    , 9th Nawab of Cambay (see above)

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