Born Wrexham. A self-made man, a linen-draper who rose to the highest position in the City.
Lord Mayor: 1823 - 4
Sheriff: 1820 - 1
Member of Parliament: 1818 - 20, 1826 - 33
Died at home, 7 Woburn Place.
London Details have a lot more information about Waithman and his drapers shop, and about the nearby street named after him and some lovely tile work.