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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