Clan Kerr is a Scottish clan associated with the region of the Scottish Borders. The Kerrs held lands in the area, including the estate of Ferniehirst. The family’s history can be traced back to the 13th century. Notable figures from Clan Kerr include individuals who have excelled in various fields, such as military service and politics. One notable figure is Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian, who was a Scottish statesman and served as the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland. He played a significant role in Scottish politics during the 17th century.