=== Parish History ===
BAGWORTH, a '''chapelry''', in the parish of Thornton, union of Market-Bosworth, hundred of Sparkenhoe, S. division of the county of Leicester, 10 miles (W. by N.) from Leicester. <ref>Samuel A.
Lewis,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50774 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 128-132. Date accessed: 13 August 2012.</ref>
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bagworth like this: