Looking for Thomas Welby, b. abt 1823 in Galway. His father was Robert Welby. Thomas married Hannah Marsh from Staffordshire, England. He was a constable with the Royal Irish Constabulary in Manchester, England. Thomas and Hannah's children were:
John b. abt 1858
Thomas Patrick b. 1859 and married Mary Walton Osbourne.
Anne b. 1860
Robert b. 1863 and married Ellen.
Florence b. 1865
Gertrude b. 1867 and married Frederick Augustus Allen and moved to Alberta, Canada.
James b. 1868 and married Eleanor Wilding.
Matilda b. 1870 and married William Hepburn in Canada.
There were supposedly twin boys in this family as well.
Thomas Welby's father, Robert, was a farmer and had 11 children. At one point, he moved to Cleveland, Ohio, but then returned to Ireland.