Wednesday, January 18, 2012

List of Villages - Zamindars of Chail

List of Villages inhabited by the Zamindars of Pargana Chail in 1857

LIST A – OLDER SETTLEMENTS


Name of the village          -  Today’s status


1.       Akbarpur                 - Original line extinct. Marriages stopped 50 years ago
2.       Alamchand
3.       Asrawe Kalan
4.       Asrawe Khurd
5.       Audhan
6.       Begam Sarai              - The lands were located in Ghayasuddinpur
7.       Bharwari
8.       Bamhrauli
9.       Barethi
10.     Basedhi
11.     Bada Gaon
12.     Bisauna
13.     Behka
14.     Beur
15.     Chail Khas
16.     Fatehpur                 - Marriages stopped 70 years ago.       
17.     Hashimpur Kinar      - Migrated to Karari etc,  
18.     Janka                      - Migrated-Marriages stopped long ago.
19.     Kashia
20.     Katahula                 - No Marriages before 1850s .
21.     Kath Gaon
22.     Kurai                      - Migrated to Pakistan, Allahabad city etc
23.     Kuswan                  - Family migrated to Kara, Fatehpur  etc.
24.     Makhaupur
25.     Makhdoompur
26.     Manauri
27.     Mau Saraiyyan - The family dispersed in few villages of chail like sobhna, lokipur
28.     Minhajpur
29.     Muhammadpur Gaura  - Main line got extinct others migrated to Barethi.  
30.     Muhiuddinpur Bhareta
31.     Muhiuddinpur Kahariya - Shifted to Ratgaha.
32.     Mustafabad               - Shia family of Gardezi Sadat.
33.     Narvar Patti
34.     Neem Sarai
35.     Neewan
36.     Pawan
37.     Peepal Gaon
38.     Puraini Nizampur
39.     Rohi
40.     Rasulpur Qazi
41.     Saiyid Sarawan
42.     Seondha
43.     Saidpur ( Madaripur)
44.     Shaikhpur
45.     Umri                      - devastated in 1857 etc.
46.     Ujhihni

Foot note : Though Katahula was a Zamindari village but it was actually a later settlement and did not gain the acceptance from the Chail Biradari for a long time. Stray marriages started only after 1860.

LIST B  - LATTER SETTLEMENTS

The following Purwa / later villages did not exist in 1857 rather got inhabited between 1860 – 1920. e.g Kudapur is still not an independent village.

1.       Godam
2.       Kadlapur(Qadirpur)
3.       Ratgaha
4.       Lokipur
5.       Kudapur ( Kundapur)
6.       Abu Bakrpur
7.       Ludhaur
8.       Sobhna
9.       Mahmadpur (Mohammadpur)

LIST C  - INTEGRAL PART BUT ( OUT OF CHAIL) 

(i) The following were out of Pargana Chail but were important members  of the Chail Fraternity. All are primarily Sayyid settlements who frequently or infrequently married into the Chail families 

1.       Mendara                 - Pargana Nawabganj
2.       Kokhraj                  - Pargana Kara
3.       Koh Inam                - Pargana Kara
3.       Kakra-pura              - Pargana Nawabganj
4.       Kuresar                   - Pargana Nawabganj

(ii) The following are a muhalla of their principal villages,hence not taken as independent village.

1.       Husainpur  ( Pawan )
2.       Nazarganj  ( Badagaon)

(iii) The following were were not Zamindari villages and thus out of the list A. However they were quite influential and undoubtedly at par in terms of Nasab.
  1.    Mahgaon
  2.   Malak Muinuddin
LIST D - NON-ZAMINDARI VILLAGES

The following villages do NOT make it to any of the lists of the Zamindars of Chail or the premier club of the Chail fraternity yet some marital alliances did take place during the last century with these villages, the numbers of which multiplied with the passage of time, their name can not be omitted having their own reference value.
  1.     Boonda,
  2.     Kasenda,
  3.  Tiara
  4.     Umarchha,
  5.     Medwara,
  6.     Ghosi ,
  7.     Pansaur,
  8.     Koilaha. (a family had few shares of Zamindari)
OTHER VILLAGES

Maria Deeh did enjoy a Zamindari status for a short span of time when a family of Badaun got some zamindari there but now this familes lives in Allahabad City.


Charwa was a large Zamindari village near Saiyid Sarawan.

    INFREQUENT & INVARIABLE MARRIAGES HAPPENED IN
    1. Kara        Distt - Allahabad  ( Famous historial town with a lot of noble families)
    2. Manikpur  Distt - Partabgarh( Sister town of Kara across the Ganges)
    3. Jhoosi     Distt - Allahabad _ Jhusi Kuhna havelia - family of peer-zadgaan

    The total no of villages in 1947 were 459 in Pargana of Chail.

    Regards, 
    Khalid Bin Umar