For the polo player, see Tommy Wayman
Thomas Wayman (26 October 1833 – 8 February 1901) was an English politician.
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He was educated in private schools in Halifax.He carried on business as a wool-stapler until 1892. He was Mayor of Halifax from 1872 to 1874 and served as a Justice of the Peace in the borough. He was Liberal MP for nearby Elland from 1885 until he retired due to ill-health in 1899. He retired to Banbury, Oxfordshire, and died there on 8 February 1901, aged 67.
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