OEL

 

OEL (Taluq)

 

 

 

AREA: xx km2 REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Oudh (Kheri Distt.) DYNASTY:Janwar RELIGION:Hindu

 

 

PRESENT RULER: Raja VISHNU
NARAIN DUTT SINGH
, present Raja Saheb of Kaimahra and Oelborn 26th March 1947 at Lakhimpur
Kheri, married 16th February 1971 in Allahabad, Rani Sudha Kumari,
eldest daughter of Justice Raja Chandra Shekhar Prasad Singh, Raja
Saheb
of Daiya, and his wife, Rani Padma Devi,
and
has issue, two sons.

  • Yuvaraj Manvendra Narain Singh, married February 2000,
    Baisaheb Devika Kumari, daughter of Rao Dalel Singh of Bhinai, and his wife, Rani Divya Kumari.
  • Kunwar Dhruv Narain Singh

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The ancestors of the
family were originally Chauhan Kshatriyas in the service
of the Sayyids of Pihani, having migrated from Rajasthan in the 16th
century. Jamni Khan, an early ancestor, obtained the post of Chaudhuri
of Kheri from Sayyid Khurda in 1553, with a right to levy tax on all
the lands in that pargana. His descendants gradually increased their
possessions, the Chaudhri
Parbal Singh Janwar owning Oel, Kaimahra, and Khogi, and his
descendant, the Rai Than Singh, of Oel, owning many more villages
Estate holders were…

    • Rai BAKHT SINGH,
      Rai of Oel, son of Rai Pitam Singh; he built a large and handsome
      temple at Oel, married and had
      issue. He died after 1838.

      • Kunwar (name unknown) Singh, married and had issue.
        • Raja Anirudh Singh (qv)

 

    • Rai SABHA SINGH,
      Rai of Oel

 

  • Raja ANIRUDH SINGH,
    Raja of Oel -/1879,
    the title of Raja was conferred by the King of Oudh in 1849,
    it was recognized
    and made hereditary by the British Government in 1877; married and had
    issue. He died 18th October 1879.

    • Raja Krishna Dutt Singh (qv)
  • Raja KRISHNA DUTT SINGH,
    Raja of Oel and Kaimahra 1879/1932,
    born
    1861, he succeeded
    to the gadi on 18th October
    1879 (#1),
    married Thakurain Anand Kunwar, and had issue. He died 15th December
    1932.

    • Kunwar Baldeo Singh, Yuvaraj of Oel
    • Kunwar Ram Dutt Singh, married a
      daughter of Gen.
      Shri Padma Jung Bahadur of Nepal, and had issue.
      He died 1906.

      • The Honourable Raja Yuveraj Dutt Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Tej Dutt Singh
    • Rajkumari (name unknown),
      married HH Maharajadhiraj Shri Ghanesh Pal Deo Bahadur, Maharaja of Karauli.
  • The Honourable Raja
    YUVERAJ DUTT
    SINGH
    , Raja of Oel
    and Kaimahra 1932/1984 , born
    31st July 1907, educated privately initially, then at Mayo College,
    Ajmer; Director of
    the
    All-India Assurance Co., Ideal Films Ltd., National Mining and Trading
    Co., Metropolitan Newspaper Ltd., Sahitya Sang Ltd. and Export Co.,
    Member
    of the Council of State, Member of the Advisory Committee of the Court
    of Wards (Kheri) and a Member of the Executive Committee of the
    Bristish
    Indian Association (Lucknow), married 1926, Shrimati Rani Chandrabhan
    Kumari
    Sahiba, daughter of Raja Bindeshwari Prasad Singh of Payagpur,
    Bahraich District, and had issue. He died 1984.

    • Raja Jagdish Narain Dutt Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Gopal Narain Dutt Singh
    • Rajkumari Shashi Prabha Kumari
  • Raja JAGDISH NARAIN DUTT
    SINGH
    , Raja of Oel
    and Kaimahra 1984/-,
    born 9th March 1927, married 1945, Rani Anuradha Devi, daughter of
    Kumar Surpati Singh of Shohratgarh, and had issue.

    • Raja Vishnu Narain Dutt Singh (qv)
    • [?Kunwar Pradyumna
      Narain
      Dutt Singh, married Kunwarani Madhurima Singh, daughter of Sri Rajkumar
      Rajendra Prasad Singh of
      Daiya,
      and his
      wife, Rajkumarani
      Radha Singh
      .]
    • Kunwar Hari Narain Dutt Singh, married 1983, Kunwarani
      Sadhana Rajya Lakshmi Devi, born 1957, daughter of Lt. Col. Shri
      Ina
      Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal, and his wife,
      Rani
      Manorama
      Rajya Lakshmi Devi, and has issue, one daughter.

      • Kumari Aradhana Singh
  • Raja VISHNU NARAIN DUTT
    SINGH
    , Raja of Oel and Kaimahra (see above)

KAIMAHRA (Taluq)

 

 

 

LOCATION: Uttar
Pradesh (Kheri Dist.)
DYNASTY: Janwar RELIGION: Hindu
PRESENT
HEAD OF HOUSE:
The Raja Saheb of Kaimahra and Oel (see above)
PREDECESSORS
and SHORT
HISTORY:
Also known as Charda or Churda. The
Raja Sahib of Kaimahra represented the elder branch of the Janwar
family (the Raja
Saheb of Oel, represents the Junior branch). They were originally
Chauhan Kshatriyas in the service of the Sayyids
of Pihani, having migrated from Rajputana in the 16th century. In the
time of Sayyid Khurd, in 1553, their ancestor Jamni Khan obtained the
post of Chaudhri of Kheri, with the right to levy a cess on all the
lands in that Pargana. The estate was merged into that Oel, on the
death of Rani
Dayant Kanwar. Estate holders
were….
  • Rai THAN SINGH,
    Rai of Kaimahra, lived in Oel.
  • Rai UMRAO SINGH,
    Rai of Kaimahra fl.1838, married
    and
    had issue.

    • Kumari (name unknown), married Raja Kishan
      Singh
      of Khandela Junior.
      She died sp.
  • Rai (name unknown), Rai of Kaimahra, married
    and had issue.

    • Kunwar (name unknown), married and had issue.
      • Raja Ajab Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar (name unknown), married and had issue.
      • Raja Jodha Singh (qv)
  • Raja AJAB SINGH,
    Raja of Kaimahra, he was granted the
    title of Raja in
    1837
    as a personal
    distinction,
    it was made hereditary in 1864.
  • Raja JODHA SINGH,
    Raja of Kaimahra, during his
    tenure, the Raja Sahib
    of Oel,
    tried to seize Kaimahra, though unsuccessfully; his estate was
    confiscated after the Mutiny of 1857 and given to Raja Kulraj Singh of
    Padnaha; married and had
    adoptive issue.

    • Rajkumari Diljeet Kanwar, married Raja Jaswant
      Singh of Khandela Junior.
    • (A) Raja Narpat
      Singh

      (qv)
  • Raja NARPAT SINGH,
    Raja of Kaimahra -/1886, succeeded
    by adoption;
    married
    (a), Rani Dayawant Kunwar (qv), married (b), Rani Ranikunwar, and had
    issue.

    • Raja Achal Singh (by Rani Ranikunwar) (qv)
    • Rajkumari Vidya Kanwar, married Raja Ranjit Singh
      of Khandela Junior.
  • Raja ACHAL SINGH,
    Raja of Kaimahra 1886/1896, born
    15th June
    1880 (#2), died sp on 22nd April
    1896.
  • Rani Dayawant Kunwar,
    Rani of Kaimahra 1896/-, born 1848, on her
    death, the
    Kaimahra
    estate was merged into Oel.

 

 

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