Information

Dynasty

State

Saurashtra

Revenue

INR 15,000

Villages

6

Area

70 Square Kilometers km²

Population

1,973 (1921)

Hindi Name

गव्रिदाद

Present Head

Thakore Saheb ASHOKSINHJI LAXMANSINHJI, 10th Thakore Saheb of Gavridad. educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married Thakorani Sahiba Bhavna Kunwarba, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
  • Yuvraj Saheb Brijrajsinhji Ashoksinhji Jadeja
  • Kumari Shri Hiteshwari Kunwarba
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History

The Taluka (Fifth Class State) is an offshoot of the Rajkot State. Modji, the second son of Thakore Saheb Mehramanji II of Rajkot, received in appanage Gavridad and five other villages. The Taluka enjoys jurisdiction to the following extent; Criminal : Two years rigorous imprisonment and fines upto 2,000Rs, Civil : To the extent of 5,000Rs. The State follows the rule of Primogeniture in regard to succession. The Talukdar maintains a military force of 11 cavalry, 19 infantry, and 2 guns (in 1893).
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Genealogy

  • Thakore Saheb MODJI MEHRAMANJI, 1st Thakore Saheb and founder of the House of Gavridad; married and had issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Raghoji Modji (qv)
  • Thakore Saheb RAGHOJI MODJI, 2nd Thakore Saheb of Gavridad, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Patoji Raghoji (qv)
  • Thakore Saheb PATOJI RAGHOJI, 3rd Thakore Saheb of Gavridad, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Modji Patoji (qv)
  • Thakore Saheb MODJI II PATOJI, 4th Thakore Saheb of Gavridad, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Meruji Modji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Vakhatsinhji Modji, settled at Sanganwa village with his brothers, married and had issue.
    • Kumar Shri Jiyaji Modji, settled at Sanganwa village with his brothers, married and had issue.
    • Kumar Shri Amarsinhji Modji, settled at Sanganwa village with his brothers, married and had issue.
    • Kumar Shri Ratansinhji Modji, settled at Sanganwa village with his brothers; he died sp.
  • Thakore Saheb MERUJI MODJI, 5th Thakore Saheb of Gavridad -/1855, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Pratapsinhji Meruji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Harisinhji Meruji
    • Kumar Shri Ladhubha Meruji
    • Kumar Shri Kesarisinhji Meruji
    • HH Maharani Shri Bajirajba, married HH Maharana Raj Shri Banesinhji Jaswantsinhji Saheb of Wankaner. She died at the Zenana Palace in Wankaner.
  • Thakore Saheb PRATAPSINHJI MERUJI, 6th Thakore Saheb of Gavridad 1855/1911, born , he succeeded to the gadi in 1855, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Saheb Dipsinhji Pratapsinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Umedsinhji Pratapsinhji
    • Kumar Shri Verubha Pratapsinhji
    • Kumar Shri Dadubha Pratapsinhji
  • Thakore Saheb DIPSINHJI PRATAPSINHJI, 7th Thakore Saheb of Gavridad 1911/-, born , succeeded 30th March 1911, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Bhawanisinhji Dipsinhji (qv)
  • Thakore Saheb BHAWANISINHJI DIPSINHJI, 8th Thakore Saheb of Gavridad, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married 1stly, Thakorani Sahiba Heera Kunwarba of Motisri, she died sp, married 2ndly, Thakorani Sahiba Chandra Kunwarba of Mogar, and had issue, one son and one daughter.
    • Thakore Saheb Laxmansinhji Bhawanisinhji (qv)
    • Maharani Sahiba Manhar Kunwarba, married, R.K.S. Mayurdhwajsinhji of Danta.
  • Thakore Saheb LAXMANSINHJI BHAWANISINHJI, 9th Thakore Saheb of Gavridad, born on , educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married Thakorani Sahiba Dharmendra Kunwarba, eldest daughter of Kumar Shri Banesinhji Jaswantsinhji of Wadhwan, and had issue, one son and two daughters.
    • Thakore Saheb Ashoksinhji Laxmansinhji (qv)
    • Kumari Shri Geeta Kunwarba
    • Kumari Shri Hemangini Kunwarba
  • Thakore Saheb ASHOKSINHJI LAXMANSINHJI, 10th Thakore Saheb of Gavridad (see above)
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