Thomas Robert Heath was born on June 14, 1823, at Stoke Newington, England, the son of John and Hannah Heath.
He was baptised on July 13 1823 at St Mary, Stoke Newington 
In the 1841 census,  he is listed with mother Hannah, older siblings John, Jemima, Henry, William, and younger siblings George, Anne and Mary Ann.
He married his wife Sarah Ann Bruce on April 3, 1845, at St Mary's Church in Islington, England. 
Thomas and Sarah left England for South Australia, aboard the barque Ascendant, arriving at Port Adelaide on November 21, 1849. Thomas is listed on the ship's manifest as a stonemason.
However, upon settling in Adelaide he expanded his skills to architect, builder as well as stonemasonry. Thomas was involved in the building of St Bartholomew's Church (Norwood), Wallaroo School, Wallaroo Courthouse, Wallaroo Post Office, Wallaroo Fuse Factory and Wallaroo Foundry.
In 1869, T. R. Heath purchased the Horwood & Son foundry in Wallaroo, and retained Mr Horwood to manage it. He and his son George were injured by a spill of molten metal at the foundry in 1872.
Thomas Robert Heath was the first director of the Yorke Peninsula Building Society and held the position for 40 years. He was also involved in the Wallaroo town council, serving as a councillor. 
Thomas died on February 24, 1906, and is buried at Wallaroo Cemetery.
↑ London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 for Thomas Robert Heath Hackney St Mary, Stoke Newington 1823
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thomas by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage (beta) of DNA with Thomas: