Family connections with Baroda, Bhavnagar and Vadnagar
The Lallubhai Samaldas family roots are from Ghogha (a port town near Bhavnagar, Gujarat since the 5th century CE).
From the published documents and biographies available, the journey of Ranchhoddas' family (great-grand father of Lallubhai) begins from the State of Baroda to Bhavnagar and later on, shifts to Bombay, over a period of 300 years.
Read some interesting history of the States of Baroda, Bhavnagar, Ghogha and the Vadnagara Nagar community that the family belongs to. And then, move on to individual biographies of the family members.