Strong arm ‘Gentleman Les’ the Whitechapel stallholder swims with stingrays for New Year autobiography
PUBLISHED: 07:00 01 January 2018
'Gentleman' Les Clayden, third generation at his family fruit stall pitch at Whitechapel Market. Picture source: Frank Pittal
Gentleman Les Clayden was ‘king’ of Whitechapel market who got through a tough life in London’s East End with ‘strong arm’ tactics.