Priest in the diocese of Moulins, France. Canon of Moulins. During the French Revolution he was arrested and sentenced to forced labour for the crime of being a priest. Imprisoned on a ship anchored off shore, he was tortured repeatedly, starved and left to die. One of the Martyrs of the Hulks of Rochefort.
- 1 June 1794 aboard the prison galley Deux-Associés in port at Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France of general abuse and neglect
- “Blessed Jean-Baptiste-Ignace-Pierre Vernoy de Montjournal“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 August 2015. Web. 25 October 2016. <>