BHAVNAGAR

The Gohil Dynasty

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1816 - 1852 H.H. Maharaj Raol Shri Vijaysinghji Vakhatsinghji Sahib, Maharaj Raol of Bhavnagar. b. at the Darbargadh Palace, Bhavnagar, 1780, eldest son of H.H. Maharaj Raol Shri Vakhatsinghji Akherajji [Atabhai] Sahib, Maharaj Raol of Bhavnagar, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1816. Surrendered his rights to coin money to the HEIC in return for an annual payment. m. H.H. Thakurani Shri Naniba Kunverba Sahiba. He d. at the Darbargadh Palace, Bhavnagar, 1852, having had issue, three sons (succ. by his grandson):
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1852 - 1854 H.H. Maharaj Raol Shri Akherajji IV Bhavsinhji Sahib, Maharaj Raol of Bhavnagar. b. at Bhavnagar, 1817, eldest son of Yuvraj Kumar Shri Bhavsinhji Vijaysinghji Sahib, Yuvraj Sahib of Bhavnagar, by his first wife, Kunveri Shri Phuliba Kunverba Sahiba, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his grandfather, 1852. m. several wives. He d. at the Darbargadh Palace, Bhavnagar, 1854, having had issue, an only daughter (succ. by his younger brother):
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1854 - 1870 H.H. Maharaj Raol Shri Sir Jaswantsinhji Bhavsinhji Sahib, Maharaj Raol of Bhavnagar, KCSI (24.5.1866). b. at Sihor, 1827, second son of Yuvraj Kumar Shri Bhavsinhji Vijaysinghji Sahib, Yuvraj Sahib of Bhavnagar, by his second wife, Kunveri Shri Bonjiba Kunverba Sahiba, educ. privately at Bharatpur. Succeeded on the death of his brother, 1854. He placed his personal services and the resources of his state at the disposal of the British government during the Indian Mutiny in 1857, and performed many useful services during the conflagration. Granted a sanad of adoption, 11th March 1862. Granted a permanen salue of 11-guns in 1866. The districts of Gogha, Dhandukha and Ranpur were restored to his rule in 1866. m. four wives, including (a) H.H. Thakorani Shri Hariba Kunverba Sahiba, daughter of Jadeja Shri Surabhai Sahib, of Rajpura. m. (b) H.H. Thakorani Shri …Kunverba Sahiba, daughter of a girassia of the Ra family of Chorwad. He d. at the Darbargadh Palace, Bhavnagar, 11th April 1870, having had issue, two sons:
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