But in the latter year, the assembly broadened its definition of a colored person to someone with one-sixteenth or more "negro blood.", or a way of organizing society in which whites used the law, social customs, and sometimes violence to maintain power over other racial groups.
In time, some whites came to believe that their power was threatened by immigration and, especially, racial mixing.
Stone structures on the northern external aspect of the chancel indicate that the building is incomplete and a vestry or bell tower may have been intended for that site. It was imported from a London church in 1876 and further stops were added in the 1961 by the Brisbane firm, Whitehouse & Brothers.
The Church’s pipe organ is the oldest in Queensland, dating from the early 19th Century and built by H. The instrument is now maintained by Pierce Pipe Organs and plans are afoot for its complete restoration at some future date.
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