Khureti

Information

Dynasty

Sidhu

Jagir

Khureti

Hindi Name

खुरेती

Time Period

Early 18th century-1947

Genealogy

  • Chaudhary Kahan Chand, married and had issue, two sons.
    • Gaur Singh [Gauhar Singh] (see Atari)
    • Kaur Singh, married and had issue.
      • Sardar Tek Singh, married and had issue. He died 1805.
        • Sardar Hakim Singh alias Hukum Singh, he took part in the battle at Multan in 1810, and in 1812, he accompanied the Maharaja to Jhelam, where he met the Wazir of Kabul; married and had issue. He died 1813.
          • Sardar Jai Singh, on attaining his majority he received the ilaqas of Miani and Tehnah, married a daughter of Sardar Charat Singh of Lidhran, died 1883. He was killed at Dilassah in Bhannu in 1834.
          • Bibiji (name unknown) Kaur, married (as his first wife), Sardar Budh Singh of Kalar and Nirali (see Rajasansi).
          • Sardar Nar Singh, born 1812, he succeeded to his brother's estates of Tehna and Awan; his jagir was resumed when his sowars joined the rebellion in 1849; he was granted a life pension of 3,000Rs p.a.
        • Sardar Jaggat Singh, he succeeded to his brothers jagirs as his nephews were yet minors, died 1835.
        • Sardar Arjan Singh, died 1828.
        • Sardar Mahtab Singh, married and had issue. He died 1843.
          • Hira Singh, married and had issue. He died 1862.
            • Narain Singh, born 1842.
            • Sundar Singh, born 1859.
      • Sardar Jodh Singh, he entered the service of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in early 1805 Sardar Jodh Singh, he entered the service of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in early 1805 and was granted a large tract of country in Pothawar, married and had issue, two sons. He died 1805.and was granted a large tract of country in Pothawar, married and had issue,two sons. He died 1805.
        • Sardar Partab Singh, he took part in the battle of Theri in 1823, he was wounded at the battle of Balakot, and retired to Attari and died of his wounds some months later, married and had issue. He died 1831.
          • Karam Singh, as he died while still a minor, his share of the jagir went to his cousin Sher Singh. He died 1838.
        • Raja Chattar Singh, he was appointed Governor of Peshawar in succession to his son in August 1846, he transferred in April 1847 to Govern the country between Jhelam and the Indus; he received a Persian title of honour on 7th August 1847, was appointed Governor of Hazara, where a minor revolt occurred amongst the troops there, the Hazara revolt escalated into hostilities, viz. the Second Anglo-Sikh War, between the British and the Sikhs, resulting in a defeat for the latter at Gujrat on 21 February 1849, the jagir was confiscated and he and three sons were captured at Attari by the British, and then imprisoned at Allahabad from where they were removed to Fort William at Calcutta to prevent them from establishing contact with the exiled Maharani Jind Kaur, they were released in January 1854; married (amongst others), Bibiji Chand Kaur, daughter of Surmukh Singh Aimahwala, and had issue. He died 27th December 1855 in Calcutta.
          • Raja Sher Singh, appointed Governor of Peshawar in 1844, he returned to Lahore in August 1846, and afterwards was given a seat on the Council of Regency; he was granted the title of Raja on 26th November 1847, he joined the rebels at Multan in October 1848, and became their leader, after some victories against British forces, he and the Sikh army, under his command, gave a devastating blow to the British Army at Chillianwala in 1848, but he and his father suffered a major defeat at the following battle at Gujrat on 21st Febuary 1849, both fled, but were eventually captured and imprisoned at Allahabad till January 1854, married a daughter of Sardar Rattan Singh Gharjakhia, he died in exile at 1858 at Benares.
          • Captain Sardar Gulab Singh, 1st Taluqdar of Bhiragobindpur 1876/1887 and Head of the Junior Branch of the Atari Family 1872/1887; born 1827, he was arrested on 17th September 1848 and detained in custody up to the end of the second Anglo-Sikh war, on suspicion of sympathizing with the rebels at Multan; during the uprising of 1857, he volunteered his services to the government and was granted the honorary rank of Captain, and a grant of the taluqdari of Bhiragobindpur, Khureti and Bela Bhela in Rae Bareilly in Oudh, with his brothers; he was permitted to return to the Punjab in 1872 and in 1878, he took up his residence in Amritsar; he was appointed a magistrate in 1884 and in the same year, he was attached to the staff of the Viceroy as Aide de Camp on the occasion of the visit of Lord Ripon to Lahore, in 1886 he was appointed a counsellor to the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir, married a daughter of Sardar Dip Singh Kahar, and had issue. He died 1887.
            • Bibiji Har Kaur, married Sardar Balwant Singh Rangar Nangalia.
            • Sardarni Narindar Kumari, married (as his first wife), Sardar Umrao Singh Majithia.
            • Sardar Nihal Singh, 2nd Taluqdar of Bhiragobindpur 1887/after 1933 and Head of the Junior Branch of the Atari Family 1887/-, born 1883, the taluqa in Rae Bareilly in Oudh, Member of the Legislative Council; married and had issue. He died after 1933.
              • Sardar Shamsher Singh
                • Sardar Brijendra Singh
                  • Sardar Mohit Singh
                  • Sardar Shobhit Singh
              • Sardar Iqbal Singh , died without any issue
              • Sardar Rajender Singh, died without any issue
              • Sardar Narpal Singh
              • Sardar Narendra Singh
          • Sardar Autar Singh [Avtar/Atar/Uttar Singh], 1st Taluqdar of Khureti 1876/1897; born 1834, he joined the rebels at Multan in 1848, and shared the same fate as his eldest brother and father, and like them he was released from confinement in January 1854, afterwards he moved to Rae Bareilly in the then North West Province and resided there, he received a grant of the taluqdari of Bhiragobindpur, Khurehti and Bela Bhela in Rae Bareilly in Oudh with his brothers; married a daughter of Sardar Dyal Singh Kanauli, and had issue, one son. He died 1897
            • Sardar Prem Singh, 2nd Taluqdar of Khureti 1897/19xx, born 1862, married and had issue. He died after 1910 and before 1930.
              • Sardar Birpal Singh , Taluqdar Of Rai Bareli , Had issues with two sons and died in 1930
                • Sardar Gurbir Singh
                  • Sardar Maharaj Singh ,Taluqdar Of Rai Bareli , had issues with two sons –
                    • Sardar Himmat Singh
                    • Sardar Kulbir Singh , (D.1998)
                  • Sardar Rajendra Singh
                • Sardar Balbir Singh , Had Issues with one son
                  • Sardar Kuldeep Singh
                    • Sardar Rajdeep Singh
          • Sardar Tej Singh, born 1836, he received a grant of the taluqdari of Bhiragobindpur, Khureti and Bela Bhela in Rae Bareilly in Oudha with his brothers; married Bibiji Mehtab Kaur, a daughter of Sardar Chanda Singh Kalalwala, and had issue. He died 1865.
            • Sardar Narayan Singh, 1st Taluqdar of Bela Bhela 1876/1904, born 1863, married and had issue. He died 1904.
              • Sardar Amar Singh, 2nd Taluqdar of Bela Bhela 1904/19xx, comprising nine villages and one mahal in in Rae Bareli in Oudh, he died after 1930.
                • Sardar Ranjit Singh
                  • Sardar Daljit Singh
                    • Sardar Karamjeet Singh
                    • Sardar Paramjit Singh
                      • Sardar Ayush Singh Sidhu
                  • Sardar Sarabjeet Singh
                  • Sardar Jagdish Singh
                    • Sardar Surenderjeet Singh
                  • Sardar Fateh Bahadur Singh
                  • Sardar Jangjit Singh
                    • Sardar Gulab Singh
                    • Sardar Narain Singh
                • Sardar Samarjit Singh
                  • Sardar Manjit Singh
                  • Sardar Charanjit Singh
          • Bibiji Tej Kaur, initially betrothed in 1843 to Maharaja Duleep Singh, she married Sardar Janmejay Singh Shergil, son of Sardar Ishwar Singh Mariwala, and had issue, two sons. She died 1863.
      • Sardar Wazir Singh, married and had issue. He died 1804.
        • Sardar Jai Singh, he was accused of an attempt on the life of the Maharaja, but fled across the Indus to Kabul for protection, died 1838.
      • Sardar Charrat Singh, married and had issue. He died 1838.
        • Amir Singh, married and had issue. He died 1838.
          • Jiwan Singh, died 1841.
        • Nadhan Singh, died in infancy in 1802.
        • Ratan Singh, married and had issue. He died 1809 in Kangra.
          • Partab Singh, born 1814, married a daughter of Sardar Karam Singh Chahal, and had issue.
            • Kahan Singh, died 1890.
          • Gulab Singh, born 1819, married and had issue.
            • Jawahir Singh, married and had issue.
            • Sher Singh, died 1852.

Peronalities

Raja Chatar Singh Attariwala

RAJA CHATAR SINGH ATTARIWALA (d. 1855), commander and provincial governor under minor Maharaja Duleep Singh, was the son of Sidhu Jat Jagirdar Jodh Singh of Attariwala. Jodh Singh had joined the service of Maharaja Ranjit…

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