KAPURTHALA

The Ahluwalia Dynasty

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1852 - 1870 H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh al-Iqtidad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia Raja-i-Rajgan Raja Sir Randhar Singh Bahadur, Raja of Kapurthala, GCSI (10.12.1864). b. at Kapurthala Fort, 26th March 1831, eldest son of H.H. Raja Nihal Singh Bahadur, Raja of Kapurthala, by his first wife, educ. privately. Became Heir Apparent with the title of Tikka Sahib October 1837. Succeeded on the death of his father, 13th September 1852. He rendered signal services to the GOI during the Indian Mutiny and was rewarded with a hereditary salute of 11-guns and the titles of Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh al-Iqtidad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, 2nd June 1858. Also received large and valuable estates in the province of Oudh. Granted the title of Raja-i-Rajgan 12th March 1861 with precedence before all other durbaris in the province of Oudh. Granted a sanad of adoption, 5th March 1862. Rcvd: Indian Mutiny Medal with one clasp (1858). m. (first) at Kapurthala Palace, 21st February 1848, H.H. Rani … Kaur Sahib (d. at Kapurthala, 1853). m. (second) H.H. Rani … Kaur Sahib (d. at Kapurthala, 1857). m. (third) at Kapurthala Palace, 16th May 1859 (Christian rite) (div. 1869), Henrietta Melvina [Lady Randhir Singh] (bapt. at Kurnaul, 7th March 1841; m. second, at St George’s Church, Bloomsbury, Mdsx, 20th October 1871, John Hamer Oliver, MRCS, Staff Assist-Surgeon RA, and d. at Kumla Lodge, Kelvedon Hatch, Essex, before 13th April 1893, bur. All Saints Church, Dodinghurst, Essex), Mbr Royal Colonial Inst (Lond), eldest daughter of Robert Theodore Hodges, Esq, sometime Head Writer at Ludhiana, Punjab, and tutor to Prince Randhar Singh, by his wife, Katherine, half sister of Mohan Lal Kashmiri, and daughter of Rai Bahadur Pandit Budh Singh [Rai Brahm Nath], of Delhi. He d. at sea onboard the SS Golconda, off the coast of Aden, 2nd April 1870 (crem. at Nasik, on the banks of the Godavari River), having had issue, two sons and one daughter by his first wife, one son by his second, and three daughters by his third wife:
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1870 - 1877 H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh al-Iqtidad Raja-i-Rajgan Raja Kharak Singh Bahadur, Raja of Kapurthala. b. at Kapurthala Fort, August 1850, eldest son of H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh al-Iqtidad Raja-i-Rajgan Raja Sir Randhar Singh Bahadur, Raja of Kapurthala, GCSI, by his first wife, educ. privately. Became Heir Apparent with the title of Tikka Sahib, September 1852. Appointed as Regent and head of the administration, on his father’s departure for Europe, 15th March 1870. Succeeded on his death, 2nd April 1870. Installed on the gadi at the Royal Palace, Kapurthala, 12th May 1870. Forced to accept a Council of Administration appointed by the GOI, as a consequence of suffering from a mental relapse at Hoshiarpur, 9th May 1874. The Council was replaced by a single British Superintendent 18th April 1875. Rcvd: KIH gold medal (1877). m. H.H. Rani Anand Kaur Sahiba (d. at Kapurthala, 1897). He d. at Dharamsala, 3rd September 1877, having had issue, an only son:
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