Siba State was founded by Raja Sibarna Chand, a younger brother of the Raja of Guler State about 1450. The state was seized by Guler State in 1808. In 1813 it was conquered by Ranjit Singh of Lahore and annexed to the Sikh Empire of Pañjab (Punjab), although a part was left for Raja Govind Singh as jagir for his sustenance. The native Raja's rule was restored by the British in 1830 and Siba became a British protectorate. After Raja Ram Singh, son of Govind, died witout issue the British annexed the state in 1849.