I would go along with that.
The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 - 1912) - Saturday 16 November 1889 p. 1091
Edward Nelson. Whiteman.
Mr. Edward Nelson Whiteman, Mayor of Broughton Creek and Bomaderry, was born at Camden, in New South Wales, on January 22nd, 1852. By occupation he is a saddler and harness-maker, and took up his residence at Broughton Creek in the year 1833. Prior to this he was residing at Kangaroo Valley, a little township 12 miles from here, following the same occupation, for about six years. He was married to a daughter of Mr. Charles Robinson, a local storekeeper at Kangaroo Valley. After a residence of about four years at Broughton Creek, Mr. Whiteman was elected alderman to fill an extraordinary vacancy in the municipal district. At the general election of aldermen, which took place on February 5, he was returned at the head of the poll by a very large majority, and on February 8 he was chosen for the office of mayor, and was unanimously elected Mayor for the present year. The municipal district contains nine members.