Clifton  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Clifton like this:

CLIFTON, a hamlet in Hartshead chapelry, W. R. Yorkshire; 4¼ miles N of Huddersfield. It contains Kirklees; and has a post office under Normanton, several collieries, a chapel of ease of 1860, and an endowed school. Pop., 1,873. Houses, 389.

Clifton through time

Clifton is now part of Calderdale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Calderdale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Clifton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Clifton, in Calderdale and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd January 2022

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