Catherine Berrell was born circa 1822 in County Louth, Ireland to Michael Berrell (1796-1863) and Margaret Catherine Hoy (1781-1881) and died 22 March 1859 in Crossing Place, New South Wales, Australia of childbirth. She married Thomas Francis (1801-1853) 14 March 1838 in Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia. She married John Sharwood (1810-1884) 20 July 1854 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Ireland.

She arrived with her mother and three siblings on the Surrey in 1831.


Offspring of Thomas Francis and Catherine Berrell (c1822-1859)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Naomi Francis (1837-1896) 28 February 1837 Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia 9 December 1896 North Croydon, Queensland, Australia Josiah Cramp (1826-1893)

Ruth Mary Francis (1838-1908) 30 August 1838 Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia 1908 Rockley, New South Wales, Australia Michael John Clayton (1836-1911)

Margaret Francis (1840-1866) 6 October 1840 Kangaloola, New South Wales, Australia 17 May 1866 John Marmont (1840-1900)

Catherine Francis (1841-?)
Henry John Francis (1843-1854)
Bridget Francis (1846-1876)
Thomas Francis (1847-1926) 22 August 1847 Abercrombie River, New South Wales, Australia 11 June 1926 Crookwell, New South Wales, Australia Jane Penny (1846-1918)

Samuel Barnett Francis (c1849-1909)
George Francis (1851-1875)


Offspring of John Sharwood and Catherine Berrell (c1822-1859)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Sharwood (1855-1915)
Samuel Barnett Sharwood (1857-1928)
William Sharwood (1859-1860)

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