Clifton is a small village, near Brighouse, in the metropolitan borough of Calderdale in West Yorkshire, England.  Clifton is mentioned as Cliftone in the Domesday book of 1086. The parish was recorded on 1 July 1837 as part of the Halifax Registration District. It was abolished as a distinct parish on 1 April 1937 and merged with the neighbouring parishes of Brighouse, Cleckheaton, and Liversedge,[1] the village of Clifton becoming part of the Borough of Brighouse. The borough was abolished in 1974 when it became part the metropolitan borough of Calderdale.