Born in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, in 1929, Peggy holds degrees from King's College and Acadia University and has taught school in Annapolis Royal. She has written plays, historical articles and contemporary profiles. Peggy has produced several stage plays and contributed numerous articles to Atlantic newspapers and magazines.
Recent works include a series of historical vignettes for the Port Royal 400th Anniversary Society. Also in production is a full-length stage play Forever Marie, commisioned by Kings Theater and sponsored by the Historical Association of Annapolis Royal. This play is based on the true story of Marie Maisonnat, a young Acadian girl who married a British officer after the capitulation of Port Royal in 1710.Publications
Age of Sail in Annapolis County 1760-1925, with Marguerite Wagner. Midnight Press, 2001. ISBN 0-9686639-0-7.
"Paul Mascarene, an Officer and a Gentleman" and "The Winnietts" in The Huguenot Heritage of Some Families of Nova Scotia. Falcon Press, 1988. ISBN 0-9693753-0-1.
"The Outlaw of the Bronx" in Loyalists in Nova Scotia. Hantsport, Lancelot Press, 1983. ISBN 0-88999-194-4.
Undercover. Toronto, Playwrights Co-op, 1976. ISBN 0-88754-058-9.
Nobody's Listening. King's Theatre Production, May 1986.
Forever Marie. King's Theatre Production, July/August 2004, October 2005.