In December 1919, he was paid an annuity of pounds 250 a year, which was raised to pounds 350 in March 1924 - a generous gesture for which Barraud in his old age was deeply grateful.
When Francis died, the company discovered that for some years he had been sending pounds 100 a year to his sister Isabella, who lived in a home in Staffordshire. The company continued this payment until her death in 1929.
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